A Day or Two Later
The Information Timeline
One Day - Days Later
Articles appear in newspapers, and information is disseminated on TV, radio and web pages. Depending on the event or occurrence, this information may be prolific or sparse. These articles are written for the general public, usually by a professional journalist, and they tend to offer a mainstream or neutral view of the events.
Nagourney, Adam. "Bush Holds Lead." New York Times 3 Nov. 2004, late ed.: A1.
Greenhouse, Linda. "Justices Back Affirmative Action by 5 to 4, But Wider Vote
|Bans a Racial Point System." New York Times 24 June 2003, late ed.: A1.|
Where did you find that?
By locating the exact date of an event you can limit your search to the day of and/or the days immediately after an event. You can use these databases to locate newspaper articles:
New York Times 1980-present (via Lexis-Nexis)
New York Times Archive(1851-1995)
National Newspapers Database