Newspaper articles can provide a useful source of information, serving as a primary source of information about historical and current events. Some of the benefits of using newspaper articles as primary sources include:
Because newspapers also contain commentaries or retrospective articles about events, they can also serve as a secondary source.
Whether used as a primary or a secondary source, newspapers can provide a valuable research tool.
For more information about using news sources, see our news source tutorial.
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