Newspaper Database Analysis
This assignment leads students through an analysis of media coverage of the 1965 Watts uprising. The intention is for students to learn more about the uprising and how a database can be used as a digital humanities tool.
Students will learn how to use databases to conduct an analysis of newspapers.
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This assignment was given out as one of many exercises that introduced students to digital tools and digital humanities methods.
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Suggested Citation:Hubbard, Melanie. "Newspaper Database Analysis ." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2018. https://projectcora.org/assignment/newspaper-database-analysis.
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