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    Differences between Primary and Secondary Research Data

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    What are the differences between primary and secondary source data and what are some disadvantages of using newspaper articles or magazine articles as secondary sources? Additionally, explain why you should use both primary and secondary source data in research?

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    Primary data is the data which one collects himself or herself. This is the first hand account of an event or a work that has not been done by anyone else till date. So, the data obtained in the process is original.

    Examples of primary data include interviews, documentary, autobiographies, ...

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    This solution provides a brief discussion of data, including primary and secondary sources, and popular media sources.