News is considered a primary source, i.e. an original source created at the time a historical event occurs (or possibly afterwards) and are directly associated with their creator (or user).
Essentially, a primary source is the of a witness to an event.
Primary sources serve as the raw documentation, which social scientists use to interpret and analyze the past.
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