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PS 1 O'Brien

Find Sources for your PS 1 Research

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  • Use Google News and U.S. Newstream to learn more about your topic and identify keywords (people, organizations, events, synonyms, and specialized vocabulary).
  • Email yourself at least one article and record the citation in a google doc
  • Record your keywords

Find News Sources:

  • U.S. Newsstream includes the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and many other newspapers 
  • Google News free online newspapers
  • OneSearch search everything in OneSearch and limit to "Newspaper Articles"

Good Deeper

  • Use CQ ResearcherOpposing Viewpoints, or OneSearch to find additional information on our topic
  • Use your Keywords to do a more focused search
  • Email yourself at least one article and record your citation

Find Articles on your Research Topic

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Research Centers & Fact-Checkers

  • Check Pew Research Center or the Public Policy Institute of California for reports on your topic
  • Fact-check any claims you have questions about
  • Record your citations

Research Centers

Fact-Checking Websites

Polls & Statistics

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  • Public opinion on different issues
  • Demographic data -- age, race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status -- as well as housing, employment, health, and many other topics
  • Includes current and historical data
  • Numbers can be used to tell a story 

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