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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2014 URL: http://infoguides.wtamu.edu/currentevents Print Guide RSS Updates

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Subject Definition

These resources are selected for their coverage of news and recent events.  They are:

  • largely non-scholarly
  • often perceived as biased
  • require careful evaluation (e.g. looking at multiple sources)

However, these sources help you stay abreast of what's happening around the world.

Fact Checkers

These are unbiased sources that evaluate news and politics.

 

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World News - BBC News

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    •   Keywords: conserve and Giant Panda

Think of related words.

  • Conserve: conservation, preservation, protection
  • Giant Panda: panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca (scientific name).

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