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Journalism & Research

This guide is intended to help you identify and locate scholarly and non-scholarly resources (books, articles, etc.) on the subject of journalism & research.

Welcome to the Journalism & Research Guide!


Your one-stop library resource for scholarly and non-scholarly books and eBooks, databases and journals, web resources, research tips and tools, career information, and more on journalism & research or related topics! On this guide you'll also find information on library services, tools, and other web resources to help you write your papers, do your presentations, cite your sources, and more.

Use the blue buttons on the left to navigate through the guide and find what you need. Ask a Librarian (ask@snhu.libanswers.com) if you need additional assistance!

Fact Checking


Bias & Getting it Right


Image One

Image one shows a smartphone home screen. The notification area contains two sources covering the same story. The New York Times' headline reads "U.S. Economy Adds 148,000 Jobs, as Unemployment Dips to 7.2%." The Wall Street Journal's headline reads "U.S. employers added only 148,000 jobs in September; unemployment rate was 7.2%."

Smartphone Home Screen with Two Different News Headings from different news outlets for Same Story

 

Image Two

Image two shows a twitter feed of three sources covering the same breaking news story. The headlines are:

  • CNN Breaking News: "Supreme Court strikes down individual mandate portion of health care law. on.cnn.com/LvVRcK."
  • Slate: "RT @reuters: U.S. SUPREME COURT SAYS UPHOLDS HEALTH CARE MANDATE."
  • HuffPost Politics: "BREAKING: Individual mandate has been rule unconstitutional by Supreme Court huff.to/MAjqo7."

Twitter Feed with Multiple Different News Headings for Same Story

 

Image Three

Image three shows a television still from Fox News. The headline reads "SUPREME COURT FINDS HEALTH CARE INDIVIDUAL MANAGE UNCONSTITUTIONAL" and there are 3 sections of media: the main section shows the host, and the other two smaller sections show protests.

Television Still from Fox News