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ENG 2100 - Research Writing and Argumentation: 3c. Find Newspaper Articles

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How do I get the full text of the article?

When searching for journal articles, you will notice the Find it button on many of your search results. Clicking on the Find it button will open a menu page which will show you where you can find the full-text of the article.

What are the advantages of using newspaper and magazine articles as sources?

News and magazine articles give you a journalist's perspective including the facts of who, what, where, when, why and how. 

Newspapers

Examples: Dayton Daily News, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post

Purpose & Value:  To report on current news and events. Good for local and regional news, analysis and opinion on current events. 

Authors:  Journalists or free-lance writers.

Language: Language for general educated audience. 

Sources: Occasionally includes brief sources.

Publishers: Commercial/trade publishers

Appearance:  Brief articles. Photographs and illustrations to support article and attract reader. Some ads.

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