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Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. Communication & Mass Media Complete offers full text for over 200 titles with coverage dating as far back as 1915 and contains citation coverage for additional sources. In total, several hundred valuable sources are covered.  In addition, CMMC features over 5,400 Author Profiles, providing biographical data and bibliographic information.

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From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.

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The Directory of Open Access Journals is a website that covers free, full-text, quality-controlled online scientific and scholarly journals in all subjects and languages.

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Newspapers

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Link to the Brooklyn College Library's News subject page--lists many relevant sources for finding Newspaper and other articles.

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Mashable is an independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world.

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