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POLS 390 (Moyer): News #1

Your Resource


Liptak, Adam and Alicia Parlapiano. June 28, 2018. "Conservatives in charge, the Court moves right." 



Questions to Address in Evaluating your Resource

Briefly read through the article (it's short!) and respond to the following questions:

  1. What can be said about the authority of the news article? Look up information about the author and publisher. 
  2. Does the article seek to persuade or is it neutral? How does this influence your evaluation of the article?
  3. How could you go about verifying/corroborating the statistics reported? Who is the producer of the statistics? 

How your Source was Located

Although this article is freely available on the Internet, it can also be found with a slightly different title in the New York Times on the ProQuest Newsstand platform, a database located on the New York Times Research Guide

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