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Secondary Resources: Newspaper Articles
Level Popular
Length Normally less than a page
Time Frame Normally at least several hours after the event being discussed.
Good For Succinct description of recent events and cultural phenomena. Factual information. Primary source of information about society. Information about local events.
Not Good For Scholarly work, broad overview or in depth analysis of a topic
Danger! Newspapers may only be available on microfilm.
Examples Articles in The Philadelphia Inquirer
How to find Newspapers in Print
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