Use your research topic, research question, and/or thesis statement to brainstorm additional keywords and search terms.
1. Sample topic: What role has the United States media played in furthering the anti-immigration movement?
2. Identify major terms/ideas: What role has the United States media played in furthering the anti-immigration movement?
3. Brainstorm additional terms/ideas:
United States: Southern California, West Coast, politicians, President of the United States, politicians, voters, Democrats, Republicans, midwest,
media: television, Twitter, news agencies, journalists, reporters, Rupert Murdoch, Fox, CNN, Google News, liberal media, conservative media, newspapers, magazines, speeches
anti-immigration: racism, nativism, violence, hate crime, bias crime, border wall, politicization of people, political parties
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