Before we set out to look for news sources about juvenile justice, it's important to have some context in mind. What is news? What are some characteristics of trustworthy news sources? What kind of information is shared in news stories? Who writes the news? What is journalism?
"Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information. It is also the product of these activities." -American Press Institute
Journalists who write about crime and public safety gather and convey sensitive and complex information. The sensitive nature of this information compounds when it involves minors. What is a journalist's responsibility?
Try multiple searches with similar or related terms
Having trouble finding articles from competing view points? Try adding keywords such as:
Search with keywords that describe your topic in Google's single search bar.
Select the "news" button above your list of results.
One of the advantages to searching in newspaper databases is the ability to filter your results by article type, date, geography, and more.
These are some selected criminal justice online news resources. I found these by searching for keyword combinations such as: "juvenile justice" news. What, if any, advantages exist when the journalist specializes in criminal justice?
The I'm VAIN acronym is one way to remember some criteria with which to evaluate news sources.
For further explanation, see the News Evaluation link below.
Also, consider the code of ethics written by the Society of Professional Journalists. Has the journalist made a good faith effort to follow this code of ethics?
Look for more information about the author of the news article. [Google them].