All of the linked newspapers below are available in full, for free, to use as an Ohio University study (once you log in with your OHIO ID and password). Browse for the date you need to see what news was published around the day of your editorial.
To use this information, you need to identity relevant contextual information and analyze the way in which this information helps you answer questions for your analysis.
The Internet Archive has established a free archive of broadcast news reports dating back to 2009. While you can't browse for a specific day, you can use the advanced search option to narrow your search results to a set date range.