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This guide features some of the most helpful resources for Television & Radio, Film, Journalism, and Performing Arts. In addition to important databases, journals, and books, this guide includes information and advice on research practices and citation styles. For further help, visit the Brooklyn College Library Reference Desk or contact the librarian directly.

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Journalism and Journalistic Writing

Fact Checking and Unreliable Sources   A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. is a video-based counterpart to APPC’s award-winning program uses parody and humor to debunk false political advertising, poke fun at extreme language, and hold the media accountable for their reporting on political campaigns. Part of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. "Fact-checking journalism is the heart of PolitiFact. Our core principles are independence, transparency, fairness, thorough reporting and clear writing. The reason we publish is to give citizens the information they need to govern themselves in a democracy."


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What is Ask-a-Librarian?

Ask-a-Librarian is designed to provide fast answers to your questions using information found on the Internet and in databases funded by the Brooklyn College Library and the City University of New York. In most cases, a librarian will provide an answer online in 15 minutes or less! If your question involves lengthy research, we'll get you started and provide a referral for you or your question.


Use Ask-a-Librarian to get

  • Help checking whether the Library has a copy of a book, magazine, journal, etc., that you need.
  • An explanation of Library services and policies.
  • Advice about how to begin researching a topic.
  • Suggestions about databases to use.
  • Tips about how to search databases, the library catalog, or the Web.
  • Assistance with evaluating the usefulness of a resource (book, article, Web site, etc.) for your assignment.




Use of this service constitutes consent for the Library to use the transcript of the interaction for research purposes provided that identifying information about the user is deleted.