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News Related Databases
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News articles, newswires, and trade and popular magazines on multiple subjects.
Evaluate Your Sources
Use the C.R.A.P. test to determine if the source is dependable.
Can you trust it?
Does the author cite sources?
What is the URL suffix?
Who is the author?
Does he/she have the authority to be writing/speaking about this topic?
Why are they publishing this?
-to sell you something?
-to convince you of something? etc.
More about the CRAP test is available from the Evaluating Information Guide.