Use news sources when you need up-to-date information about a research topic that is very recent. News sources are handy when your topic has not had a lot of scholarly research conducted on it yet. Pay close attention to bias and authority in news sites.
Search a database of longform journalism by topic:
AND link words by AND to search for all words in the same resource
OR link words by OR to search for one word or another (instead of both/all words)
NOT to eliminate results with a certain term
“Quotations” – add quotations to a group of two or more words to search for the exact phrase