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MSP 2421: Media Popular Culture

Research help for Michael Khoo's course, "Media Popular Culture."

Explore Different Viewpoints & 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.

Find Quick Bios

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