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    Search either the local news sites or a national online news organization (Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, etc.) for mentions of social research. How does the reporter portray the research (deferential, skeptical)? How was the research used in the story? Write a minimum 250 words.

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    The use of social research entails the investigation of topics ranging from poverty, racism, class issues, sexuality, voting behavior, policing, and criminal behavior. The media outlet I will focus upon is Al Jazeera, a news outlet that is located within Qatar. Their reporting on social research is not predicated in a view that allows them to remain deferential. The news outlet takes a skeptical view of the ...

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    The solution discusses social research and how it was used in a news story.