A&E Television Networks, “Michael Jackson is born” (March 4, 2010) https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/michael-jackson-is-born
Background: in this article of history channel, it provides the information about the early life of Michael Jackson. And also a brief journey of how he became a star and a pop legend.
How I used it: for the beginning and the introduction part of my research paper, I used this article to brief my readers about Michael Jackson and who he was.
“Michael Jackson Biography.” Bio (18 Nov. 2014)
Background: this article provides us the necessary information about all the main events and life changes in the journey of Michael Jackson to become a legend.
How I used it: in this article I got information about his hardships he faced, who he was in his childhood, his allegations, his successful albums, his personal life, cause of his death, and many more….. Due to which I could give my readers a brief background information about the star and update them about who he was those who don’t know him.
Pflum, Mary, and Sarah Netter. “Growing up as Michael Jackson: Coming out of Hardship Came Success.” ABC News. (26 June 2009. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.)
Background: this article gives us the information about the hardships which MJ faced on his way to success.
How I used it: I used this article to give my readers a broad background that how Michael Jackson worked in his father’s band along with his 5 brothers. And the band was known ‘Jackson Five.’ And then after years of hard work reached solo perform artist from the Jackson Five Band.
Quote; “A star can never die. It just turns into a smile and melts back into the cosmic music, the dance of life.”
Quote; “If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.”
Background: this article is about the famous quotes and phrases said by Michael Jackson.
How I used it: I used the quoted in my definition and causal arguments as a part of my introduction. And the beginning of the argument. And trying to narrate it to my topic or hypothesis.
Robinson, peter; “Blessed with an almost superhuman aura, Michael Jackson was his own unique creation,” (Fri 26 Jun 2009, 18.00 EDT)
Segal, Lewis; “why Michael Jackson danced like no one else,” (JUNE 26, 2009, 10:56 AM)
Background: this article focuses on the superhuman dancing talent of Michael Jackson.
How I used it: with the use of this article I highlighted the new and raw dancing style and talent of Michael Jackson. And even the new revolution of pop music which he gave to the world. And then the complete new era of his stardom. Also talked about the various new dance styles which he discovered like the 45 degree lean, moon walk, etc.
“Fans of Jackson stricken with grief commit suicide.” The Perez Hilton, (30, 2009 9:00am PDT)
Scott, “12 Michael Jackson Fans ‘Commit Suicide’ In Wake of His Death.” Gigwise, (09:52 30th June 2009)
Jasmeeen, “Michael Jackson’s death- how did it effect the media?” wcsfmedia, wordpress (September 6, 2013)
Background: these articles gives us information after the situation of the death of Michael Jackson. And what happened after that and what the fans do.
How I used it: according to these articles, there were 12 fans who committed suicide after the death of Michael Jackson. And also the problems with You Tube, Twitter, Facebook and Google during the funeral of the star. As they all got crashed because of his massive stardom. And also how these causes the largest internet trafficking more than the 9/11 incidence.
Duke A., “Bad news hurt Michael Jackson’s earning potential, witness says”, CNN Entertainment, (9:30 AM ET, July 30, 2013)
Background: according to this news bite, Michael Jackson had faced critical hardships with his career.
How I used it: it tells us the difficulties he faced and also it tells us the accusations like the drug addiction and sexual abuse on children. Also puts light on how he got bankrupted, lost everything, didn’t have money to organise concerts.
‘Michael Jackson charity work’, look to the stars
Background: this article reflects all the good deeds of Michael Jackson in his life. It also gives information about his charity works.
How I used it: I utilized this article by providing information about Michael Jackson’s charity work, good deeds for poor, how he gave his all the concert money for charity, constructed hospitals and schools for poor, and all other provable necessity to them.