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General Sociology Sources
Media and Advertising
An image database of over 7,000 advertisements from U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911-1955.
Emergence of Advertising in America
Contains over 3,300 advertising items and publications from 1850 to 1920.
Formerly the Medial Awareness Network, a Canadian not-for-profit for digital and media literacy
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
One of seven projects making up the Pew Research Centre. Studies attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues.
Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism
One of seven projects making up the Pew Research Centre. Uses empirical methods to evaluate and study the performance of the press, particularly content analysis. Includes the State of the News Media Annual Report on American Journalism.
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Migration Information Source
This site, a project of the Migration Policy Institute, an "independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC," offers tools, vital data, and factual information on the movement of people worldwide.
Social and Demographic Trends
The Pew Social & Demographic Trends project is one of seven projects making up the Pew Research Centre. This project provides results of studies examining behaviors and attitudes of Americans in key realms of their lives, including family, community, health, finance, work and leisure. Combines original public opinion survey research with social, economic and demographic data analysis.
Canada's national statistical office.