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CMMN A350: Advanced Journalism: Home

Understanding Information

You can learn about Evaluating Web Pages and Avoiding Plagiarism here. Take a look at the story "Opossum protein neutralizes nearly all poisons, could have benefits for humans" posted on a Yahoo News blog. Follow and evaluate the sources cited in the story. Where do they fall on the spectrum of information (PDF below)? Where did the findings orginate? What does this example tell us about the news cycle?

Library Resources

Search the catalog to find books and ebooks that the library owns. Visit the Law Library for additional materials related to legal studies. To borrow books owned by Tulane University's library, you can ask for a TULU card at the Monroe Library desk. You can request an interlibrary loan for materials that the library does not own.

Public Library

Government Resources and Information

Visit the library's Research Guide to Government Resources and Information for federal, state, local, and international resources.

Selected Web Resources

Uncover the Story with John Oliver

Here is a segment on the Miss America Pageant from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO. Watch from around 7:30 minutes to around 12 minutes. How did the show follow the sources to uncover the story?

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