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Articles - Popular or Scholarly?

This guide will help you distinguish among popular, trade, and scholarly articles.

Substantative News Checklist

Here is a quick checklist of criteria to help you determine if a resource is from a Substantiative News source:

  • References/bibliography/works cited not included.
  • Credit for information source or research study, if any, is within the text.
  • Byline for author.

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