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Fake News: Journalism and Democracy - Greensburg Campus

This guide will assist students taking this course - COMMRC 1157

Newspapers for Background & Context

Every breaking news story begins in the middle. To predict where the story might go tomorrow, it helps to know where it started, and what happened yesterday or last year.  The Pittsburgh & Regional Newspapers Guide will help you find out what newspapers we have and how to find them, going back in some cases for 100 years or more.

Current local newspaper stories can also guide you to sources for interviews, alert you to when and how to contact city, county or state agencies and officials, and lead you to related legislation and elected representatives.

Historical news stories can be a Primary Source when writing about the past.

Newspaper Resources