sample CQ report on "media bias"
Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications
Encyclopedia of Journalism
Dictionary of Media Studies
Key Concepts in Journalism Studies
Encyclopedia of Communication Theory: Library Reference Collection P87.5.E496 2009
Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media: Library Reference Collection P96.A44E53 2011
Online databases such as Academic Search Premier provide access to magazine and journal articles by indexing a broad selection of publications, some scholarly and some for popular audiences. The databases allow you to limit your searches to scholarly "peer reviewed" publications. SMC librarians explain scholary
Discovery search for Media Studies
Communication and Mass Media
Women's Studies International
Political Science Complete
Newspapers provide eye witness reporting on events, people, and places.
Additonal newspaper indexes are accessible from the library web pages
Pew Research Center
Pew Internet and American Life