Why are newspapers a good source to use for research?
Newspapers can be a great source for understanding various viewpoints on almost any topic. A newspaper will contain articles about events and issues, but will also have editorials, letters, and advertisements that can be useful for understanding a particular topic or event. Reading newspaper articles that relate to a particular issue, especially if you read articles from various times in history and places, can help you to understand how issues and public opinion have changed over time.
There are several formats of newspapers and news sources: