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Deciding What You Need to Know — Part 2

Are Currency or Time Period Important?

today's newspaper

Some assignments require that you use the most current information...

Example: What are current trends in advertising? 


...while others require historical information or information over a period of time.

Example: How has the field of advertising changed over the last hundred years?


Is Point of View Important?

For assignments such as debates or argumentative essays, you may need to find information that presents a particular point of view, opposing points of view, or a range of viewpoints.

pros and cons; opposing points of view
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