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English (ENGL) 1013, 1113, 1213

This guide is for first-year English composition classes.

Databases

Top sources for news, editorials, and opinion pieces

Most magazines and newspapers have a political leaning or bias of some sort, but they can still be valuable, as long as you are aware of the leaning or bias. The sources listed below are highly credible sources for news, editorials, and opinion pieces.

Search tip: If you want to find opinion articles about an issue, such as student loan debt, try some clever Googling using the names of the newspapers and magazines listed below. For example:

"Wall Street Journal" "student loan debt" editorial

or

"Washington Post" "student loan debt" opinion


Top 10


Runners-up

Business News Sources

Conservative Sources

Liberal Sources

Adapted from Paul Glader, “10 Journalism Brands Where You Find Real Facts Rather Than Alternative Facts” (Forbes, 1 February 2017).