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Journalism 4250 Fall 2022: Where to Start

Use this guide to locate the most relevant resources for your project

Client Information

Client: All Elite Wrestling (AEW)

Problem: The client would like for the brand to engage a new generation of wrestling fans.

Potential Topics:

  • Professional wrestling league history and trends
  • Wrestling TV viewership in addition to YouTube
  • Broader event viewership trends - possibly entertainment and live sports
  • How wrestling fits within the larger sports an entertainment industries
  • WWE (the brand's primary competition)
  • Current wrestling fans vs. U.S. fighting sports market fans

Database Access

Some links listed in this guide will require a login.

  • Your username is your MU pawprint (the part of your email that comes before the @)
  • Your password is your MU password (the one you use to login to email)

To find a specific database:

To find a specific article:

  • Go to
  • Select "A Specific Article" under "Looking For"
  • If you have the DOI or PMID, use those for an easier search
  • Enter the journal title, volume, number, page number, and year

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