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Mass Media and Journalism: Government Information

In this guide you will find a sampling of many types of research resources on the topics of media and journalism.

About Government Information

Government Documents are official publications of government agencies.  You may be asked to include a government document or webpage in your research papers because they are considered "Primary Resources".  This means that it is original research or an event witnessed by someone involved in the event or who personally witnessed the event.  These include, statistical studies, environmental reports, laws and regulations, diplomatic correspondence and other official records.

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 The GPO Eagle is the symbol for the Federal Depository Library Program operated by the Government Printing Office (GPO).

Government Information Sources

These are general government resources containing government information on many topics. 

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