Step 2. Under the Search Bar, select "Advanced Options"
Step 3. Limit Source (Newspaper) options by typing in the names of 3 newspapers that you want to search and select the newspaper from the list that appears. If the newspaper you want does not appear, then it is not available in LexisNexis and you'll have to choose another or use another database.
Step 4. Once the sources are selected in advanced search, you can now do the search. In the search box type in Headline(your topic) to search for all newspaper articles with your social problem only in the headline of the news article.
Step 5. Sort your results from oldest to newest using the "sort" option
Step 6. On the left-hand side of the results page, you can view the breakdown in number of articles on your topic by each individual newspaper. Press the "+" button next to "newspapers" under the "Sources by category" heading. The number in parentheses next to the title indicates how many headlines about your topic have been published by that newspaper.
USA Today – 2,301,917
The New York Times – 2,101,611
The Wall Street Journal – 1,337,376
Los Angeles Times – 467,309
New York Post – 424,721
Chicago Tribune – 384,962
The Washington Post – 356,768
Newsday – 321,296
Daily News – 299,538
am New York – 298,759