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Journalism, Broadcasting and Public Relations

Support for the development of research skills as students learn to create the media that impacts our politics, economy, and culture.

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A Selection of Supporting Databases @ Drake Library

Research Guides @ Drake Library

The following list of Drake Library's research guides will assist you in your beginning and background research

Business and Economic: Offers information on business statistics, international business, marketing, advertising and consumers

Copyright: Copyright information on U.S. and international laws from books to streaming media 

Government Documents: Documents produced by branches and agencies of the Federal Government and New York State are available online.

Legal Resources: Law databases, how to cite the law and external links from federal statutes to NYS school laws.  

New York State: Information, Legislation, Government & DocumentNYS government links on topics ranging from agriculture to voter registration. 

Newspapers & Images:  Free access to the NYTimes, along with current newspaper databases, historical newspaper databases and art images databases

Statistical Information:  U. S. and international statistics in fourteen categories from agriculture to religion 

Pulitzer Prize Winner: Spot News Photography

1977 Pulitzer Prize winner for Spot News Photography:  Stanley Forman of Boston Herald American

Stanley Forman’s Pulitzer Prize winning photo, The Soiling of Old Glory, remains iconic, decades after it was captured. A white teenager, Joseph Rakes, assaults a black lawyer and civil rights activist, Ted Landsmark, seconds before he is assaulted by a second teenager with an American flag. The attack took place on April 5, 1976, during a protest in Boston against court-ordered desegregation of school busing.

 Forman, S. (1976). [Photograph]. Boston Herald American.