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Title:Students and News
Author(s):Litz, Eric
Subject(s):current events, college students, news
current events, college students, news
Abstract:I wanted to know how did students get their news and why did they get it in this way. I did primary and secondary source research. I found that 3 issues caused people to choose a certain news source over another: political persuasion, values, and convenience.
Issue Date:2011-12
Course / Semester:RHET105 Fall 2011: Principles of Composition
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS:2012-03-06

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  • Student Communities and Culture
    The university offers an extraordinary opportunity to study and document student communities, life, and culture. This collection includes research on the activities, clubs, and durable social networks that comprise sometimes the greater portion of the university experience for students.

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