If your professor hasn’t assigned a topic, choose a topic that will hold your interest and that you would already like to know more about. Your textbook, course materials, notes, and class discussions might also provide topic ideas.
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Newspapers can provide ideas for local or regional topics. Editorials within the newspaper can also provide ideas for point-of-view research. Sample newspapers and newspaper-link sites to browse online include: