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At least one of your sources must be a non-print source. Non-print sources may include, among other things, a speech or lecture, a radio or television broadcast, a documentary ﬁlm, or an interview which you conduct with a relevant individual. ). The most important thing is that the sources you choose provide you with the necessary knowledge and information you will need to develop a persuasive and well-reasoned solution or recommendation for the problem, while also allowing you to explore and consider this problem from a variety of different angles and perspectives.
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