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CEE 250: Sustainability in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Marti): Current News and Trade Literature

Materials to assist you in your CEE 250 coursework and projects

Evaluating News Sources

The phrase fake news is in wide use lately, so how do you detect and check your news sources?  Below are a few guides and tools to help you.

 

False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources

This is a google document, created by Dr. Melissa Zimdars of Merrimack College, that provides techniques to evaluate news sources.

 

Finding Current News About Sustainability Topics

You can use the resources below to search for current news items about sustainability topics.  Some allow you to sign up for email alerts.

Newspapers and news magazines - using the two databases below will give you access to the content in many major global and U.S. newspapers and newsmagazines.

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