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GOV210: Public Opinion & Mass Media in the United States: Finding News, Media, Websites, Articles

Fall 2019, H. Gold

Public Opinion / Polling Resources

Specific Databases of interest

Discover: Start here for books, articles & more

Academic Search Ultimate and America: History & LIfe, are included in Discover, as is JSTOR.  Discover Advanced Search includes limiting options.

Search Links for GOV 210 Paper Assignment

There are two custom searches for your GOV 210 paper assignment:

1. News Sites: search 9 mainstream websites for news (see list below)

2. Media Sites: find position papers, briefings, reports, and more from sites and organizations recommended by your professor.

Search News and Media Sites

Sites included in GOV 210 Search Box 1

Sites Included in GOV 210 Search Box 2

Search mainstream news databases

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Moodle Links - GOV210

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