Newspaper articles reflect the news of the day. In-depth article on a topic are rare. Often they contain inaccuracies, mistakes and bias, but they give a picture of what is thought to be important by certain segments of society and by those in control of media outlets at the time the article was written. Be careful with your vocabulary choices, how you search will dictate the articles you find. What is missing may be more important than what you find. The previous statements can also be applied to news and information found on the Internet and in social media. Intrigued? Contact Barbara Miller, the CRC Librarian for more information.
See also Historic Newspaper collections under the Primary Sources tab in this guide. In historical newspapers, the terms used may not be ones you are used to seeing and you might actually find them offensive.