Using Secondary Sources

Pertinent newspapers for a topic or event can often be found by perusing the secondary literature.  In HOLLIS Classic, search the phrases  "Press coverage" and "In mass Media" and any other appropriate Subject terms.

Rwanda and genocide and ( "press coverage" or "in mass media" )

This can also be done in the periodical indexes. Try "press coverage", and then observe the proper Subject terms in the database Subject system. To find periodical indexes, go to Find E-Resources, select the Subject tab, scroll down to your subject, select Resource Type: Indexes to periodical articles. Or view research guides on your subject.


The race beat: the press, the civil rights struggle, and the awakening of a nation, by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff. New York : Knopf, 2006, viii, 518 p.
Race relations -- Press coverage -- United States.
African Americans -- Press coverage -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.

Voices in the hills of Rwanda: African press accountability of the 1994 pogrom, by: Alozie, Emmanuel C. International Communication Gazette. Nov2010, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p589-617.
Subjects: RWANDA; KENYA; NIGERIA; GENOCIDE in mass media; RWANDA -- History -- Civil War, 1994; FRAMES (Social sciences); AFRICAN newspapers