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English 207: Introduction to Journalism Resources (Fall 2009)

Article Databases
Academic Search Complete
Find articles about the election and issues (e.g. economy, war, and energy) more information

International Political Science Abstracts
Find articles about political science issues (e.g. electoral college reform and campaign finance reform). more information

News Databases
Gongwer News Service | off-campus access
Ohio state government and political news and information. more information

LexisNexis Academic - News search
LexisNexis Academic provides access to a wide range of national, international, and business news. You will also find transcripts from radio and television news programs.

America's Newspapers
America's Newspapers provides full-text access to 17 Ohio newspapers, including all major Ohio dailies except for the Columbus Dispatch. Content includes local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.

AP Images | off-campus
Photos from The Associated Press, plus graphics, text and audio. more information

Election Web Sites
Ohio Secretary of State
Official source of information for election process in Ohio.

Muskingum County Board of Elections
Official source of information for county level election information.

Federal Election Commission
The FEC’s role is to “disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.”

Presidential Candidate Background and Platforms

Policy Issues
FactCheck.org
“Nonpartisan, nonprofit, "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.”

Congressional Research Service Reports
Open CRS
University of North Texas
National Council for Science and the Environment
Research conducted by the Library of Congress for the benefit of members of Congress to help them draft public policy. The reports are reviewed for accuracy and objectivity and contain non-technical information. Unfortunately, their isn't a central site for all of the CSR reports. Search for a specific topic or browse the three archives by subjects. There will be some overlap.

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