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COMM/ALA 290 Public Speaking

Suggested resources for researching speech topics for Professor Moshin's winter 2021 course on public speaking.

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General News Databases

Not sure where to start? These online databases allow you to search through hundreds of news sources at the same time.

New York Times

Washington Post

Wall Street Journal

Resources on current events and topics in the news

Need a particular title? Check the library catalog

The U-M Library collects recent issues (usually the last few months) of some papers in print. We may also have online access to a newspaper digitally (via an aggregator database or subscribing to the paper's digital archive). In many cases, older issues are also kept on microfilm, viewable using digital scanners. Visit Serials and Microforms (Room 203) in the Hatcher Graduate Library for both print and microfilm. 

To see what access we have, regardless of format, use the library catalog's Advanced Search to look up the name of a particular newspaper or magazine:

Do a "Journal/Serial Title" search for the name of the periodical