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Finding News

Databases and websites to help you read, watch, and listen to news.

Fake News

Check the Facts

It's always good to double check the claims you read, watch, and hear. Below are some tools you can use to verify those soundbite facts and quotes.

Editorials and Opinions...Not the Same as News

Not everything you find on a news site is news. You will also find opinion, editorial, and commentary pieces written by news staff or syndicated columnists. These articles appear in sections labeled Opinion or Editorial.

Toledo Blade website

The same designation is normally included on the articles you find in databases like NexisUni...

Example of an opinion piece in LexisNexis Academic

or Academic Search Complete.

Example of an editorial citation in Academic Search Complete