SECTION EIGHT: NEWS AND JOURNALISM SOURCES
GENERAL MEDIA RESOURCES
Newssift : a tool for sorting through the wire service flow looking for themes or items. The suggestion is use in business news context but that seems largely notional.
Google News archive search
AllinOne News Searcher
NewsNow : continuously updating news summary from the UK.
List of Newspapers
AllYouCanRead.com : listings for approximately 26,500 magazines and newspapers that have an online presence.
Columbia Newsblaster : uses artificial intelligence techniques to cull through news reports published online and then sorts and summarizes these reports in five different news categories.
World news guide : The Guardian Unlimited's country-by-country directory of news and government websites.
Newstext : a free editorial forward planning tool which allows journalists to spot tomorrow's UK news headlines today.
Syndic8 : directory of over 4500 syndicated news headline sources.
LastMinute News : locate newspapers worldwide.
ABYZ News Links : Index of Newspapers and News Media Guide.
Newspaper Direct : actual page images. Free in trial period.
Unknown News : "a gonzo news weblog, published daily."
ABYZ News Links
Media Awareness Network : super collection of largely Canadian media information.
NewMedia Lab Jumpsite : The Research Page for South African Journalists.
Independent Media Center : best single source on anti-globalization, Black Bloc, and associated activities; often first with breaking news and first hand accounts of protest events.
Independent Media Institute : includes AlterNet.org.
Cult of the Dead Cow homepage : one of the principle 'paramedia' loci of Net resistance to authority of all sorts.
Resources for Canadian Journalists from Dan Pottier at Carleton Journalism.
Reading List on Media and Society
Internet Sources for the Study of Communications
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression including Journalism-related Sites an excellent eclectic list of world online journalism sources.
Archive of Mother Jones articles and news wire items
Newstream : news releases, streaming audio and video, live webcasts, photographs, etc.
Journalists' Source List
Adam : the Art, Design, Architecture & Media Information Gateway.
ConsortiumNews : The Consortium for Independent Journalism.
Locating online news articles : a how-to article for locating news articles in online archives.
Botspot : A comprehensive list of NewsBots.
IFEX : the International Freedom of Information Exchange Clearing House -- publicizes abuses against journalists worldwide.
The Institute for Interactive Journalism : at the University of Maryland.
FAIR - Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting : critical analysis and commentary on media bias and censorship issues.
Press Freedom Database
ARTICLE 19, the Global Campaign for Free Expression : "We monitor, research, publish, lobby, campaign and litigate on behalf of freedom of expression wherever it is threatened".
NewPages - Alternatives in Print and Media
Reporter's Internet Guide
National Coalition Against Censorship
News Index : News Index performs key word searches on hundreds of online news sources.
NewsAhead : world news snippets and forecasts; from London.
The Pew Research Center for the people and the press : Research on all aspects of contemporary journalism and audiences for journalism. Some specialized polling results done by the Center are available.
Columbia Center for New Media Teaching & Learning (CCNMTL)
New Media Studies: Web Culture, Design, and Reviews
INCORE Guide to Internet sources on The Media and Conflict
UCLA Television Violence Monitoring Project
ComWeb MegaSearch : Content searcher for Mass Comm materials.
moreover and Headlinez : customized news sorting and delivery pages.
Digital Freedom Network (DFN) : banned material from seventeen countries.
Thunder and Lightning News Service : "The site for TV news gathering... and the people who do it."
Infoseek's Premier News : search a whole bunch reputable news sources by keyword.
HeadlineSpot : portal to thousands of online news resources.
NewsDirectory.com : links to thousands of newspapers, magazines, television, etc.
MagPortal : recent free magazine articles available online.
Newspaper Association Of America : Conferences, staff directory, job opportunities, federations, info center, publications (PressTime and TechNews magazines), feature of the week.
European Journalism Page
European Commission Online Press Room
Associated Press Managing Editors Page
Brussels Free University - Centre for MediaSociology
General Media and Daily News Feeds : from Arraydev in Ottawa.
JournalismNet : from Julian Sher in Montreal.
Canadian-based Publications Online : newspapers and magazines; list maintained at Carnegie-Mellon.
Canadian Information by subject : from the National Library of Canada. Also Quick Canadiana Reference ; Services to Genealogists and Family Historians ; and Electronic Collections: Canadian online books and journals ; and Canadian Confederation : describes historic developments in Lower Canada prior to Confederation in 1867.
Canoe : from Rogers - Southam, News and features from the Southam chain of newspapers across Canada.
Archive of Canadian Newspapers During WWII
Reporters on the Ground: the Military and the Media's Experience During Operation Iraqi Freedom : full text as .pdf file.
Media and Communications Studies Page : Daniel Chandler's page of British and other media sources. From Aberystwyth in Wales.
Coms Infobase : from Mick Underwood.
The Evolution of Communication
National Press Club Information Service in Washington D.C. : aids for indolent journalists.
Media-Link : in the Netherlands -- onward links to mass media sources.
The Omnivore : a collection of news and public affairs sources in Kansas.
Scherpenzeel Media Foundation : dedicated to providing more extensive -- and more accurate -- media coverage of developing nations.
Institute for Alternative Journalism
ELECTRONIC MEDIA AND THE FAMILY : comprehensive document on the impact of the electronic media on the Canadian family, from the Vanier Institute of the Family in Ottawa, by Arlene Moscovitch.
The BIG List of News Sources
Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press
Federal News Service -- US government : speeches and political events, not all American.
USAToday Web Page : samples from tabloidland.
Newhouse NetLists : Lists and newsletters for journalism and public communication.
PR Press Network : sites and services for public relations companies.
Attacks on the Press, 2001 -- Committee to Protect Journalists
AdFlip.com : "the world's largest searchable database of classic print ads"
Scribbling Women [RealPlayer] : dramatizations of three texts: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Gilman, A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather, and A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell.
Political Journalism on the Internet : .pdf text of a study by Albert L. May which was published in 2002 by the Institute for Politics, Democracy and the Internet.
Journalism.org : Research, resources and ideas to improve journalism.
Reporting Civil Rights
The Spectator Text Project at the Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities : Published in the US by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele from 1711 to 1714.
Free Press : a clearinghouse of online material about the U.S. media reform movement.
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press : News Audiences Increasingly Politicized [pdf]
Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma : "a global resource for journalists who cover violence."
American Press Institute : resources for practicing journalists.
Kevin Sites Hotzone : 21st Century ambulance chaser extraordinare.
Committee of Concerned Journalists
The British Library Online Newspaper Archive : archive of old British newspapers.
Tools for Journalists
Mediashift : a blog "guide to the digital media revolution" from PBS.
Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families
Index on Censorship : magazine has published opinion pieces on freedom of expression since 1972.
Media Channel : Media Channel is "concerned with the political, cultural and social impacts of the media, large and small".
Citizen Media Law Project : focuses on the wide range of legal issues online publishers are likely to face.
Nieman Watchdog : helping "the press ask penetrating questions, critical questions, questions that matter, questions not yet asked about today's news."
The State of the [American] News Media 2010 : from the the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Masters in Communication : Masters Degrees in Communications and Communication Studies.
The Canadian Journalism Project : the site provides a source for news, research, commentary, advice, discussion and resources. It also includes links to other organizations that recognize and support excellence in journalism.
Media History Digital Library : 400,000 pages online with lots of useful historical stuff.
NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
Mygazines : dispenses the contents of a range of current magazines.
EasyNewspapers : database for newspapers, online newspapers, national and local newspapers worldwide, 20,000 + in total.
NewspaperIndex : Newspapers listed by country.
Associated Press Wire : 15 minute delay.
European Media News Briefs
Search the Archives of the LA Times
Newspapers Digitisation Project: British Newspapers 1800-1900
Contents of most Canadian Newspapers : from the National Archives of Canada.
U.S. News Archives on the Web : a link to international newspaper archives as well.
An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
The State of the American Newspaper
Sympatico News Express--Newspapers and Magazines on the Web
Meta Grid : Online Newspapers of the World; at least 4,000 and increasing.
Guide to Internet information sources for Australian journalists
GUIA DE INTERNET PARA PERIODISTAS : Internet guide for journalists in Spanish.
The Statistical Assessment Service (STATS) : STATS serves as a resource for journalists by providing timely and well-researched analysis of current statistical and scientific disputes.
The DRUDGE REPORT : Matt Drudge's incomparable source of rumour and innuendo.
Bourque Newswatch Canada : Pale Canadian counterpart of the Drudge Report.
Canada NewsWire : e-mail handouts of press releases and more.
Canadian Newspapers from 1752 until Today : historical exhibit from the National Archives of Canada.
Canada.com : Southam's information site: searching Southam paper archives, local tv listings etc.
NewsWatch: A Consumer's Guide to the News : a daily news summary from NewsWatch editors.
Newspaper Mania - Internet Press : listing of over 5000 news sources.
British Library Newspaper Library Catalogue
Alternative Press Center : including the alternative press index.
Canadian Newspaper Association
Advertising Law and Ethics
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides : pre-1930 Canadian pamphlet and broadside holdings of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at UofT.
19th Century Advertising History
Shaw Magazine : an authentic online monthly magazine dedicated to international news.
The Exile : The Exile is a hip alternative electronic publication from Moscow on crime and politics (which are often inseparable aren't they).
'All the newspapers of the world.'
Orientation : six World Regions from which you can choose the latest breaking news, sports updates, money info and more.
Dime Novels : from the Syracuse University Library.
The Word on the Street: Broadsides at the National Library of Scotland : online collection of nearly 1,800 broadsides lets you see for yourself what 'the word on the street' was in Scotland between 1650 and 1910.
Penny Illustrated Papers (UK)
The Nineteenth Century in Print: The Making of America in Periodicals
Dying Speeches & Bloody Murders: Crime Broadsides : over 500 British broadsides from the Harvard historical collection, years 1707 to 1891.
Freedom of the Press : Annual survey of 194 countries' degree of free press.
Ethics codes : a collection of ethics guidelines from various news organizations worldwide. Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes please take note!
RADIO AND TELEVISION
TV Chronicles : more information on television programs than you would ever reasonably want to know, by country, including "Maple Television" for Canada.
Live TV Stations on the Internet
Radio Locator : find US and Canadian radio stations on the Web.
RadioTower : international directory of radio stations in several countries.
CNN Audio Select : live audio feeds of several CNN channels.
Live365 : thousands of Internet-only stations.
Online Radio Stations : "a web radio tuner with over 50.000 online radio stations."
CNN Video Select : selection of current and past video and audio programming from CNN Interactive's multimedia Website.
Perspectives on Television and Radio : The Museum of Television and Radio.
Old Time Radio Catalog ; much for sale at modest prices including complete series on cd.
Birth of TV
ABCNEWS.com searchable video
Local TV News Media Project : 10,600 individually digitized stories from over 600 broadcasts of 61 stations in twenty local television markets around the US during the spring of 1998.
Nielsen Ratings for the U.S.
Radio Canada International
World Radio Network (WRN) : gateway to radio broadcasts around the world.
Radio-Locator : finding radio stations on the Web. Formerly MIT List of Radio Stations on the Internet.
Listen to the News : a large number of world radio sources on one page for realaudio.
CBC Radio News : Hourly radio news headline packages from the national newsroom in Toronto. Look under Regional News: choose Latest News.
E-Vision : video reports from the The Economist.
PublicRadioFan : more or less complete listing of sources and programs.
United States Early Radio History
Internet Archive: Moving Images Archive
Today's Front Pages from Newseum
War Stories : from the Newseum; video interviews with reporters who have covered armed conflicts.
Reporters Without Borders
Super Bowl TV Ratings
Buying Time: Television Advertising in the 1998 [U.S.] Congressional Elections
Television Production: A Comprehensive On-line Cybertext in Studio and Field Production : a free online tutorial.
CBC Radio & Television Archives Web site : over a thousand news and current affairs radio and TV clips.
Super Bowl Ads at IFILM
TVTechnology : commentary and insights from various industry experts as well as product reviews.
The Encyclopedia of Television
The Ten O'Clock News : video clips of US original newscasts which date from 1974 to 1991.
Five Steps to Multimedia Reporting : "tutorials that will help learn about choosing a story, doing fieldwork, editing their piece, and even offer a few tips on shooting video.
Free Online Broadcast & New Media Courses : from the Beeb.
Media College : "a free educational and resource website for all forms of electronic media. Topics include video & television production, audio work, photography, graphics, web design and more."
The Encyclopedia of Television
Fora.tv : a collecting site for television programmes of cultural interest.
Knight Digital Media Center : online journalism site.
International Center for Journalists : including a the free downloadable copy of the organization's book that sprung from a three day conference about the misunderstanding and misinformation in Arab and U.S. media.
The Life and Work of Edward R. Murrow : a timeless role model of professional integrity.
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Vintage Television Commercials
Television News : from the Internet Archive. 371,000+ news broadcasts of various origins since 2009.
The Picture Collection : 400,000 pictures from the Time collection.
Searchable Archive of TIME Magazine Covers
UNESCO Online Photobank
The Charles Cushman Photo Collection -- American Life 1938-1969 : 14,500 color images of life in America between 1938 and 1969.
Fotos Search Image Library and Archives : Search Stock Footage and Stock Photos.
Can Stock Photo Stock Photography : low cost professional royalty free stock photography from commercial service.
Stock Photography & Images by AAP Image : Commercial stock photo site.
Inmagine Stock Photos : "World's Largest Royalty-Free Collection"; Search 1,500,000 images.
123RF Photo Subscription : "300,000 royalty-free photos".
DepositPhotos : Royalty-Free Stock Photos and Illustrations.
Go Graph Stock Photography : commercial service.
Ephemeranow.com : images from mid-1950s advertising.
The Professional Cartoonists' Index
US Civil War Cartoons
Baldy Editorial Cartoons, 1946-1982, 1997: The Clifford H. Baldowski Collection at the Richard B. Russell Library
Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium
Historical Graphics Gallery : American images.
Sports Illustrated Covers
Rearview Mirror: Automobile Images and American Identities
Craig's Daguerreian Registry : compilation and cross-indexed reference to the Practioners of the Art of the Daguerreotype in the United States from 1839 to 1860.
Howard Besser's T-Shirt Database
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America
Adcritic.com : ongoing colllection of television ads.
Digital Images from the Radicalism Collection--MSU
comics research bibliography
[U.S.] Government Comics Collection : manipulative pedagogy for children and the childlike.
Crimeboss : collection of crime comic books from the 1940s and 1950.
Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls
Propaganda : techniques and examples of propaganda.
19th Century Schoolbooks digital versions of rare books.
Current and Classic Examples of Subliminal Advertising
Database of Current Commercials : major US television networks only.
100 Years Of Popular Mechanics Covers
600 photographs of Cuba
Red Color-News Soldier : thousands of images Li Zhengsheng took from 1964 to 1976 during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
New York Public Library: Digital Library Collection : will eventually include 600,000 images for downloading.
Virginia Tech Imagebase
50 Years of [U.S.] Presidential Commercials : Presidential campaign commercials.
Visual Collections : David Rumsey and Cartography Associates presents a collection with "more than 300,000 works from museums, universities and private collections throughout the world."
Online Archive of Ivory Soap Advertisements : 1600 ads from from 1838-1998.
Mad Magazine Covers : All the covers from #1 in 1952 to the present.
The Circus in America: 1793-1940
Douglas Menuez Photography Collection : 250,000 photographs that together constitute an insiderís look at the world of venture capital, the semiconductor industry.
Early Advertising of the [U.S.] West, 1867-1918
Cumulative Proceedings of the Conference on Historical Analysis and Research in Marketing (CHARM) : from 1983 onward.
Ad*Access : collection of advertisements that appeared in magazines and newspapers in the U.S. and Canada from 1911-1955.
Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) Archives, 1885-1990s
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection : Thousands of pre-1930 images from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto.
Flying A Studios Photograph Collection : over 300 glass plate negatives of actors, actresses and film sets from the studio, 1912-17.
British Pathe : an archive of decades of British newsreels (1896-1970) and stills captured from the films. "the world's first digital news archive".
British Universities Newsreel Database : Contains 160,000 records of British cinema newsreel production 1910 - 1979 and a large collection of digitised documents.
ITN, Reuters Newsfilm on line : 3000 hours of (British) ITN content online.
National Film Board of Canada : a national treasure of innovation and professional accomplishment.
Footage.net : "search the footage trade's best stock, archival and news footage databases all at once."
European Cinema Online Database
Moving Image Collections
Chronophotographical Projections : the time (chronos) photographs of movement sequences. The early history of motion picture photography.
Russian Archives Online : film and photos.
Moving Image Gateway : collects together websites that relate to moving images and sound and their use in higher and further education.
DocuSeek : search site for independent documentary, social issue, and educational videos.
Silent Era: the silent films website
The Complete History of the Discovery of Cinematography
Commercial Archive : an archive of television commercials -- over 950 going back to the 1980s.
Film Sound History
European Audiovisual Observatory
Photos of the Northern Ireland conflict
Britfilms : information about films produced in Great Britain.
German Propaganda Archive
The Newsfilm Library : at The University of South Carolina.
Video Search Engine--AltaVista & Virage [RealPlayer] : checkoff video search.
Cinema: How are Hollywood Films Made?
iFilm.net -- The Internet Film Network : complete short films online in RealPlayer G2 format.
Movie Review Query Engine : vovers 16,000+ titles.
The Internet Movie Database
ReelUSA : movie scripts and trailers online.
Warner Bros. Cartoons Filmography And Title Card Gallery
Toonzone : checklist of all WB animated shorts, from 1930 to 1997.
Cartoon Research : list of animated feature films spanning the years 1937 to 2002.
ToonTracker : pages about more obscure cartoons (Crusader Rabbit, Tennessee Tuxedo, etc.).
America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915 : from the Library of Congress.
Film-Philosophy : issues of film studies journal.
Asian Film Connections [QuickTime]
Third World Newsreel (TWN) : one of the oldest alternative media arts organizations in the United States.
Scottish Film Archive
American Cinema : thirteen-part series contains 10 one-hour and 3 half-hour video programs.
California Newsreel : the oldest non-profit educational film and video production and distribution center in the U.S.
Vanderbilt University's Television News Archive
Internet Movie Archive : public-domain movies -- currently over 350.
Online Classics : 150 hours of video-on-demand of opera, theatre, concerts, plays, dance, and musicals.
Organization of Black Screenwriters
Origins of American Animation
Films From India : The Films Division of India has put up 700 films on its Web site.
Entertaining America: Jews, Movies, and Broadcasting
The Open Video Project : including a collection of classic early television commercials.
A Chronology of Animation : Goes Back to the 1800s.
Motion Picture Script Database : inventory list from 6 Los Angeles area libraries.
Brand Hype : product placement in the movies.
Senses of Cinema : devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema.
Moving Images Pinewood Dialogues : 41 dialogues with film luminaries offered, many with transcripts.
Europa Film Treasures : over 80 early films from 15 different European countries.
Wavebreakmedia : royalty-free stock video and royalty-free stock animation.
Clipcanvas Stock Footage : "Easily searchable royalty free stock footage."
Cinema Context: Film in the Netherlands from 1896
Harry Ransom Center: Making Movies : a multi-segment site on the making of motion pictures.
UCLA Preserved Silent Animation
Cultural & Academic Films : an archive of over 1,000 films of cultural importance.
The Virtual Gramophone: Canadian Historical Sound Recordings : from the National Library of Canada. History of the grammophone; old recordings etc.
Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry
The Glenn Gould Archive [Realplayer] : from the late great Glenn, who provided childhood memories of himself walking down Yonge Street in overcoat and gloves in August. The man could play.
Sheet Music in Canada: First World War & the Virtual Gramophone
Billboard Magazine Online
British National Sound Archive Catalogue (Cadensa)
Recorded Sound Center - Library of Congress
The Mercury Theatre on the Air : all of the surviving Mercury Theatre programs in their entirety in both streaming and downloadable RealPlayer format.
Broadcast Archive : links to broadcast radio history.
Early Recorded Sounds and Wax Cylinders
Aria Database : site indexes information on over 1,200 arias from 170 operas, offering some 380 translations, 1,000 aria texts, and 223 MIDI files.
Themes Online : Theme songs from television shows.
80s TV Theme Songs : also has commercials from this era.
The Internet Broadway Database
Recorded Sound Reference Center at the Library of Congress: Live Chat Reference : 2-3pm EST, Monday through Friday.
Dismuke's Virtual Talking Machine : old time AM Radio music.
Recorded Sound Section's SONIC database : from the Library of Congress.
Spoken Word Services : digitised spoken word audio, including a substantial portion of the BBC's radio archive accessible online.
National Jukebox : contains over 10,000 recordings made by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1901 and 1925.
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