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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
  • 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.
  • WorldPress.org
  • World-Newspapers.com
  • Online Newspapers.com
  • 1st Headlines
  • 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.
  • Newspages
  • Euromedia
  • LastMinute News : locate newspapers worldwide.
  • ABYZ News Links : Index of Newspapers and News Media Guide. [*NEW*]
  • 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.
  • The Newsroom
  • BusinessJournalism.org
  • Archive of Mother Jones articles and news wire items
  • Newstream : news releases, streaming audio and video, live webcasts, photographs, etc.
  • Journalists' Source List
  • Communications Theory
  • 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
  • Newslink
  • 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. [*NEW*]
  • Media History Digital Library : 400,000 pages online with lots of useful historical stuff. [*NEW*]




    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 World
  • 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.
  • CNN Transcripts
  • 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.
  • CBC Newsworld
  • 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
  • Television Commercials
  • 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.
  • RUSC - Old Time Radio Shows [*NEW*]




    IMAGES


  • 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.
  • PhotoGraphic Libraries
  • 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.
  • PhotographyBoard.net
  • 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
  • Punch Cartoons
  • 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.




    FILM


  • 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
  • Cartoon Research
  • 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. [*NEW*]




    SOUND



  • 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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