Historically, news have been circulated via newspapers, one of the oldest publishing media. With the advent of electronic and, later on, digital media, dissemination of news changed dramatically. Nowadays, news are being made available through television, the radio, the web, social media, and other sources of information. They are not academic sources as they mostly present journalistic or personal views, but not academic research. However, news items are good sources of information for current issues.
The library has certain current newspapers in print format and many more in electronic format available through the library databases. Search the following databases for political and legal news, commentaries, and more. For information on how to access these databases from off-campus, you may consult our off-campus access page.
Newspapers are often associated with the concept of "fake news" . Here is a useful infographic by IFLA on how to spot fake news.
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