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Kathryn A. Martin Library

COMM 3525: Deciding What's News Research Guide

Spring 2019

Finding News

All of the information sources below can also be found on our library web page under the database link.

Repositories for International News - Databases, Directories & Aggregators

American News Sources

International Wires & Press Agencies

Additional Resources for Fact Checking

International News Sources vs. International News

WARNING! It is very easy to confuse a story from a reputable American source about an international situation as an appropriate for this assignment.

The New York Times, the Times of London, Washington Post, and other western news sources have exceptional coverage of international content; but they are not writing from the perspective of that international community.

Use these sources as the foundation for finding locations, names, historical records and more, but do not use them as your primary article.