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The Encyclopedia Britannica name has been synonymous with reliable and trustworthy information for generations. Founded in 1768, in Edinburgh, Scotland, it began with the encyclopedia of that name, created by two entrepreneurs and an editor. Over the years its reputation grew as the greatest minds of each generation contributed work to subsequent editions. The size of the Britannica grew as well, from the 3-volume 1st edition to the 32-volume 15th. In the 20th century the company expanded into new areas and new products, such as language instruction, educational media, the classics, and reference works in a host of different languages.

Google News is a computer-generated news site that collects headlines from news sources worldwide, groups similar stories together and displays them according to for the reader. Google News offers links to several articles on every story, allowing users to see different points of views of the same news story. This makes it crucial that users reads multiple articles so they can make an informed decision on a story and avoid bias.


The Hartford Courant seeks to provide the news Connecticut needs, reported faithfully and fully, with respect for all and favor to none. The Courant strives to be authoritative and insightful, to inform and to delight.

The Bulletin is a daily newspaper covering eastern Connecticut, United States, based in the city of Norwich. The newspaper has been in continuous publication since 1796.

Established in 1881, The Day is a daily newspaper covering a 20-town region in eastern Connecticut with a daily and Sunday readership of nearly 100,000. website generates more than 4 million page views a month.

Founded in 1947, WVIT, also known as NBC Connecticut, provides the latest Connecticut news, weather, traffic, entertainment and health. WVIT is NBC's only network affiliate in Connecticut.

WFSB is the CBS network affiliate for Connecticut. WFSB broadcasts 33 hours of locally produced newscasts each week.

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