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How to research newspapers
Newspapers are sometimes described as 'a first draft of history'. Presented by Joe Crowley, this is designed to help primary school children to use newspaper archive sources to find out more about historical figures or subjects. It looks at the variety of archives, from local to national newspapers; at the different forms of papers from actual copies to micro-fiche and contains some useful advice on how to use the information contained in newspaper archives.
Could be useful when:
Looking at methods of historical research.
Looking at archive sources.
Learning about newspapers and the media.
Learning how to find out about historical figures or subjects.
Could be used in conjunction with any of the History Hunt series.
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