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UCOR 1100 - Politics and Media (Tracy)

Background Sources Description

Background sources provide noncontroversial facts or information that provide context for your argument. 

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Background Sources CQ Researcher,
Newspapers,
Magazines,
Scholarly Journals,
Websites
Anything related to your topic that helps you find a useful source. dddddddddddd A source that will help you explain what happened in the event/issue you’re examining. This source should be as neutral and trustworthy as possible. You need at least one.

Databases

Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias are one of the most common sources of background information. There are both general and subject encyclopedias.

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