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The Business of Media: MSP 1655

Research help for the course, The Business of Media.

Get Topic Ideas

Individual thinkingThink about topics that interest you. To generate some ideas, try the sources below. They offer background information on current events and controversial topics. And, they give both sides of an issue, so you can develop a better understanding of the topic.

Get Background Info

Individual looking up informationNeed to look up a name, place, term, or event?  The sources below contain many different kinds of encyclopedias and dictionaries and are excellent starting points for getting an overview on your topic as well as possible search terms to use later. Try them.

Databases Offering Biographical Overviews

silhouettes of peopleThese databases offer brief overviews of individuals and, in some cases, links to recent news articles about individuals.

Find A Focus

The sources below are great for getting topic overviews, identifying possible search terms to use later, as well as mentioning other relevant sources to use.