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Controversial Topics: Intro

In the News

Read the latest news from the NYTimes homepage:



This guide will help you research controversial topics and issues that are in the news. In using the above tabs, this guide will help you to:

  • pick a topic
  • research how a topic is addressed from various points of view
  • uncover any hidden bias
  • cite your sources

Researching controversial topics does require that you stay up on current events. To see what resources we have available for staying current on the latest news please see our Current Events Geisel Guide.

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