Newspaper articles are available in both large databases with multiple newspapers and the individual web sites of many national and local newspapers. You may have to create a free account on these sites. You may find titles only, for full text, please check QuickSearch, too.
Remember that newspaper articles, unlike scholarly articles, might be biased.
Start with QuickSearch on the RUL home page
Use keywords that best match your topic to search this large database.
Use the Source Location function to narrow down your search to geographical locations. Results are sorted in chronological order.
Research is an iterative process. It involves locating and assessing the information. As your research topic evolves, you may want to come back and run more searches to your ideas and support your thoughts.
Access World News has a list of "Suggested Topics", with many environmental subjects listed. These will take you to the results of canned searches on a variety of issues, including articles from national, local, and college newspapers, magazines and journals, as well as blogs and other web resources.
Factiva, an archive of major global newspapers, magazines, reports, and other publications, focusing on business, might look like coming with a steep learning curve, but it is by all means most useful for locating and browsing content for your paper.
BROWSE LATEST ISSUES OF MAJOR US NEWSPAPERS
Factiva News Pages (second tab from the right, choose Factiva pages) provide a great opportunity to browse the most recent issues of major national newspapers, such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York, Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Forbes, USA Today, and more.
Select "United States" in the pull down menu on the top left of the page to get the above newspapers in your feed.
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