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Communication 101: Edlin Marlowe: Sources for Persuasive & Informational Speeches

Sara Edlin Marlowe

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Persuasive Resources


Consider EDITORIAL, OPINION, OP-ED articles from credible sources.
Where to find these articles: official websites or library databases

  • ex. New York Times, USA Today, Dallas Morning News, Chicago Tribune...

Consider resources from professional organizations and associations related to that topic.
Where to find these articles: official websites is best or library databases 

  • ex. Washington Educators Association (WEA), American Nurses Association (ANA)...

Consider resources from legitimate and established special interest organizations. 
Where to find these articles: official websites is best or library databases

  • ex. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), NRA (National Rifle Association)...

Consider resources from think tanks or research institutes related the topic.

  • ex. Brookings, CATO...
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