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Research Fundamentals Tutorial

Research Question

Research question:

How does workplace automation affect job opportunities in the United States?


Source type: newspaper articles

Man reading newspaper with his face obscured.Information provided:

  • Usually short.
  • Report on current events and issues of interest to the general public. 
  • Written by journalists who report the facts of a particular situation as they see it based on evidence collected via investigation and fact checking.
  • Usually published daily, making them periodicals.

Example publications:

Example that would help answer your question:

How to use a newspaper article:

  • A newspaper article about a Pennsylvania-based grocery store's use of robots may be used as an example in a paper that discusses consumers' interactions with robots. 
  • Newspaper articles provide current, often local information.


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