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News & Newspapers

Use newspapers to find the latest news, research a topic about our area, track current debates, or do historical research

Five Steps for Vetting a News Source

Follow these steps to learn how to determine if a news story is credible. Click on the image to see the full infographic.

Is it legit? Five steps for vetting a news source

"Is It Legit? Five Steps for Vetting a News Source." News Literacy Project, Accessed 16 Nov. 2023. 

Why Use Newspapers

people reading newspapersNewspapers are a great resource to use if you:

  • Are researching a local topic, or
  • Want to find up-to-date information on a current topic.

Historic newspapers are a great resource to use for primary source materials on historic topics.


Photo by Mykola Vasylechko. Світлина Миколи Василечка.

Access to Selected News Sources Available Through MJC

Here is a list of selected newspapers you have access to as a student at MJC.

News Coverage in MJC Databases

Library article databases provide you with complete articles from numerous news publications for free.

Get started by using these databases below: