Opposing Viewpoints in Context
When students tell us that they need to find various viewpoints from experts on topics in the news, we recommend Opposing Viewpoints in Context database as a good place to start. Graphs and charts of statistics can be found alongside excellent coverage from major newspapers, periodicals, (with a clear distinction between magazines and scholarly journals), websites, court cases, special interest group resources, and newswires. The site can be used by those with sight challenges or a preference for auditory learning through listening to speech-enabled materials.
Related resources within the database are conveniently linked, and interactive maps retreived in searches provide links to download data as CSV files.