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COMM 2820: Research Methods in Communication Studies

Research guide for the Communication research methods class

Searching Specific Newspapers Using Nexis Uni and Factiva

To analyze media content from specific newspapers  (e.g. New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal) and find full-text articles, Nexis Uni (and Factiva for the Washington Post) are excellent full text news databases for this kind of project. This tutorial will show you how to get articles from specific newspapers for your content analysis assignment.

Nexis search start screen - choose Guided Search for a publication

Selected Books on Content Analysis

Cover of Content Analysis
Cover of The Content Analysis Guidebook
Cover of Quantitative Narrative Analysis