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Find Articles about Journalism
Search these databases to find articles about trends and topics in Journalism.
Explanations & background reports
Need an explanation or an overview of an issue? Give one of these databases a try when you need to get a handle on a topic or an issue.
Topical, full text reports on controversial issues. Each report features a summary, chronology, and bibliography. Updated weekly.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
GVRL has over 200 encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Look here for biology, chemistry, nursing and medicine, sociology, history, education, law, and more.
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Provides a rich collection of articles, editorials, and reviews with a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Also a good source of ethnic recipes. Coverage is from 1980 to the present. View the Ethnic NewsWatch handout
Provides access to selected articles from nearly 2,500 major newspapers, including U.S. regional, national, and local papers as well as leading titles from around the world. Does not include The Oregonian.
Full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, news wires, newspaper columns as well as 24 TV and radio news transcripts. Also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.
Find Books, eBooks & Videos
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Check out The Bridge, PCC's online student newspaper. Interested in the former printed edition? Check out The Bridge (1974-2002). Want to get involved? Contact Tony Griener, faculty advisor.
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Journalism in PCC Library
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