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In-depth reporting on current controversial issues, with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
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Going from a Topic to a Question
Once you choose a topic and do some background research, you'll want to condense your topic into a research question. Topic mapping is a helpful strategy for brainstorming questions about different aspects of your topic.