• By Jacquelyn White
  • Posted Sunday, November 1, 2015

Masterfile Elite: Consumer Reports

A comprehensive collection of current and historical full-text magazine and journal articles. Topics covered include business, health, science, education, culture, current events, and more. Articles come from more than 1,000 periodicals that include Time, U.S. News & World Report, Business Week, Forbes, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, and People. This month we are focusing on one publication of the thousands, Consumer Reports.

“Since its first issue in 1936, Consumer Reports (CR) has never accepted paid ads. Free from the pressures of advertisers and commercial influence, Consumer Reports has tackled some of the toughest safety issues of the time, evaluating new products and technologies and warning about potential dangers. From seat belts to strontium-90, lawnmowers to locks, and hazardous vehicles to heaters, Consumer Reports has been on the cutting edge of reporting risks and striving to improve the quality of the consumer marketplace.”

-Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports (Full Text:01/01/1999 To Present): Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.

Consumer Reports Buying Guide (Full Text:01/01/1999 To Present): A product-test and consumer advisory publication. Publishes results of tests on products ranging from major purchases such as automobiles & appliances to everyday items such as food & cleaning products. Also examines health, money management etc.

Consumer Reports on Health (Full Text:01/01/1992 To Present): Presents information for consumers on health and health issues aimed at enhancing the quality of life. Not intended as a substitute for professional or medical advice.

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