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									International Newspapers and Magazines

Newslink
http://newslink.org/menu.html

Links to 8,000 newspapers, magazines, broadcasters and news services worldwide,
however, main focus is on the USA. Magazine sites are organised by subject.

Main features:

SITES

Newspapers
US and the Americas. By categories, eg. Full service, partial service. Most sites
linked-to local news sites in USA by type, eg. Daily, non-daily, alternative, national.

Magazines

        Popular Magazines: US and Canada. Lists the top US circulation magazines,
        23 of which are available on-line. Titles include Reader’s Digest, National
        Geographic, Better Homes and Gardens.


        News/Opinion a broad range of titles in categories

        General – has links to The Atlantic Monthly, Time, US News, Australian
        Observer as well as some magazines in German, Der Spiegel, and Chinese
        and Finnish.

        General Interest–links to Billboard, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan

        Business/Professional:

        General – includes Advertising Age; AdWeek; Barron’s; Brandweek; Far
        Eastern Economic Review; Forbes; Fortune; Money; and Smart Money.



        Computing:

        General –consists of quite a large list including Byte; Computerworld; and
        Infoworld;

        Internet – consists of a very long list including CyberAtlas; Internet
        Magazine; Internet World; iWORLD; Netsurfer Digest; Online Magazine;
        Webmaster; and Web Developer.
       Gaming –another fairly long list including Coming Soon; Computer Gaming
       World (GameSpot); Electronic Gaming Monthly (Videogames.com); Games
       Domain; Online Gaming Review; PC Gamer; and Quandary.


       Entertainment:

        General –includes Entertainment Weekly; Life; Penthouse; People; Playboy;
       and Time Out.

       Cuisine – includes Bon Appetit (Epicurious Food); Cocktail Magazine; Wine
       and Dine; and Wine Trader.

       Film/theater/dance – includes Box Office and Hollywood Online.

       Lifestyle/people/activities

       General –includes Elle; Essence; Orient; Paper Mag; Salon; and Saturday
       Evening Post.

       Auto/aviation –includes Air & Space; Autoweek; Car and Driver; Indy Car
       Racing; Motorcycle; Motor Trend; TruckWorkd and US Aviator.

       Crafts and Hobbies – includes Antiques and the Arts Weekly; Everton’s
       Genealogical Helper; Growing Edge; High Times and Linn’s Stamp News.

       Sports and Recreation – includes Golf Illustrated; Golf Magazine; Scuba
       Diving; Ski; and Tennis Magazine.

Exercise:

Have a look at: News/Opinion: Science and Technology: Scientific American.

              Click on Advanced Search – Check (tick) all options, select the
              Advanced search method, then look for:

                             Dark matter

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Crayon
http://crayon.net/
Follow Crayon’s “Links” (located at the bottom of the home page) to access the many
excellent links. There is a list sorted by popularity among CRAYON subscribers. If
you wish, you can even construct your own newspaper!

United States – lists the most popular US sites amongst Crayon subscribers.

Canada – lists the most popular Canadian sites.
Local – lists the most popular local news sources grouped by US state.

World – top news sites from around the world arranged in order of popularity.

Politics as Usual – has links to The New York Times; The Washington Times; C-
SPANs Congress Today; and US House proceedings.

OpEd – links to editorials and columnists from around the US.

Weather – very Amerocentric, but does contain some international sites. Includes
48-hour weather outlook; 7-day highs and lows; Satellite photo; Intellicast
International Weather; Weather Fronts; and Ray-Ban UV Index.

Business – a very good listing containing all the usual suspects such as Business
Week; USA Today; Money Magazine; Fortune; The Financial Times; Forbes Market
Review; Knight-Ridder Financial News; CBS Market Watch News.

InfoTech – again, all the usual suspects are present, such as PC World Online; PC
Magazine; Web Review; PC Week; BrowserWatch; WebWeek and many more.

Science – a smallish collection of the top titles such as Discovery Online; Popular
Science; Scientific American; Nature; ScienceDaily Magazine; Earth & Sky;
Astronomy Magazine; New Scientist and Outbreak.

Religion – consists of religious news and “thought of the day” type sites.

Health – a fairly small selection of health news sites.

Lifestyles – mainly entertainment, with a sprinkling of other sites such as Swoon:
Dating, mating, relating

SportsDay – focuses on US sports and scores, but also has links to sites like Global
Soccernet; CricInfo – Cricket News; and Runner’s World.

Snippets Corner – a grab-bag of sites including quote of the day; this day in history;
thought of the day; current world and US population; and free & cool stuff.

Funny Pages – all your favourite cartoons (with the exception of Swamp) are here:
Calvin and Hobbs; Dilbert; Garfield; Peanuts; Doonesbury; Wizard of Id; B.C.; Hagar
the Horrible; Andy Capp.

Tabloid – has a few links to tabloids and tabliod-type sites such as News of the
Weird; The National Enquirer; Drudge Report; and some horoscope and astrology
sites.

Web Spotlight – mainly “site of the day” sites; hot sites; cool sites; what’s new on
the Web. The “Ref Desk” is definitely worth a look.
Inkternational News Links by The Flying Inkpot
http://www.inkpot.com/news/

Sites are grouped by region. Lists English and foreign language publications as well
as radio stations and wire services. Doesn’t list every online newspaper, but
concentrates on the major publications for the selected region. Clicking on Major
International Newspapers will display a list of Major International News Sources.

Exercises:

1. Locate a copy of the Vladivostok News (from Russia)

2. Go to the AsiaWeek home page at www.asiaweek.com. Have a look at the home
page, then search for articles on “making sense of China” or “feng shui”.

Hint: Once you have executed the initial search, you have access to the “advanced
search” option – either by clicking on the advanced search link or by scrolling to the
bottom of the screen.

Note: The AsiaWeek archive extends back to 1995.

Note: Time Inc. Asia, based in Hong Kong, publishes Asiaweek and the Asian
editions of TIME and Fortune magazines, as well as Japanese-language President,
Dancyu and Bises. Chinese-language ventures include Fortune China, TIME Express
and TIME Digest.



Info USA: media in the United States
http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/media/media.htm

The main features of this site are the Newspapers and Newswires and the
Magazines and Journals sections.

Newspapers and Newswires leads to individual titles from the US, and a handful of
good megasites.

Magazines and Journals is arguably the most useful feature. Media USA organises
titles by topic in a similar manner to AJR/Newslink, but with fewer titles in each
category.

American Culture includes The New York Review of Books; New York Times Book
Review; and Rolling Stone.

Exercise:

Use the Rolling Stone network to find a biography of Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd
American Politics and Government includes the New Republic and Political Science
Quarterly.

Business and Economics includes Business Week, Forbes and Fortune.

Foreign Affairs includes Arms Control Today; Foreign Policy; Stanford Journal of
International Relations; World Policy Journal.

Information Technology includes PC Magazine Online, PC Week, PC World Online,
and Internet World.

News and Social Commentary includes Newsweek and Time.

Travel includes National Geographic and Web Travel Review.

Exercise:

Click on the National Geographic Magazine link, then click on the NATIONAL
GEOGRAPHIC .COM link in the top left-hand corner of the screen. Search the site
for information on “human evolution”.


       Return to Info USA: media in the United States Magazines and
        Journals

Magazines & Journals Megasites These sites provide access to 1000s of magazines.
Features Ingenta - www.ingenta.com., an online article delivery service, table of
contents database, and keyword index to nearly 17,000 periodicals
Ingenta, describing itself as the most comprehensive collection of academic and
professional publications, provides bibliographic citations and article summaries free
of charge.

Exercise:

Search for “human genetic cloning” and “obesity and children” .


       Return to Info USA: media in the United States

Online Links to Broadcast Media – links to the major US TV and radio networks.

Online Links to News Resources – leads to major directories of newspapers and
magazines, including News Directory, with over 7,000 links to newspapers and
magazines around the world. This is a very extensive resource. Go to Oceania, and
then Australia. Have a look at the range of newspapers.

MIT Libraries: Foreign Language News and Newspapers
http://libraries.mit.edu/guides/types/flnews/
Electronic journals, newspapers and magazines are available in Chinese, French,
German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. All links are annotated.


NewsDirectory.com
http://www.ecola.com/

Newspapers
Browse newspapers by country. Coverage is rather patchy; Australian and British
coverage is very good, while listings for some major European countries are virtually
non-existent.


Resources
 Breaking News – Connects to AP, Reuters and UPI Headline Ticker; stock quotes;
   Network TV News Sources; and Daily Papers Late News.

 Business Newspapers – these are arranged by region and provide good
  international coverage.

 Searchable archives – cover American City Business Journals and a selection of
  US Daily papers.

 Coffee Break consists of Funny Pages and Light Browsing such as horoscopes,
  crosswords, word of the day, movie news, TV guide and ratings, columnists, and
  weather.

Television
Lists Broadcast TV stations, Network News and TV Networks.

Browse Magazines by subject
The magazine subject directory is not restricted to the USA, but included titles from
around the world. When you select a particular subject, you are presented with some
related subjects, followed by the list of magazines for the subject. For example,
related subjects for “Culture and Society” are “African American”; “Asian”;
“European”; “Hispanic”; “India”; “Native Peoples”.
Major subject areas are:

   Arts and Entertainment
   Automotive
   Business
   Computer
   Culture and Society
   Current Issues
   Health
   Home
   Industry Trade Publications
   Pets and Animals
   Religion
 Science
 Sports
 Travel
 . . . more subjects
Magazines can also be browsed by region.

The Washington Post on the Web
http://www.washingtonpost.com/
The Washington Post has an online archive dating back 1877 and as current as two
weeks ago. Click on the Archives link in the left-hand column. Select Advanced
Search, which will appear below the Archives link.

While there is no fee to search The Post archives, a fee will be charged to retrieve the
full text of any article in the archives. To retrieve the full-length story you must
establish an archive account. The full-text of stories published during the last 2 weeks
can be retrieved free of charge.

Exercise:

Use the Archives: Advanced Search option to search the Washington Post archives
for:
             nuclear winter
             And
             cold war

Note: Washington Post holdings at State Library: 1st Jan. (1983)-

The New York Times on the Web
http://www.nytimes.com/

The New York Times maintains a complex site. The home page has many links which
are well worth exploring. Stories are updated every 10 minutes. By the way, sooner
or later you could be prompted to register. Don’t worry, it’s quick and free.
You will find a subject directory in the left-hand column, covering the following
topics:

NYT Front Page – is your gateway to the contents of the newspaper. It offers
headlines and brief summaries of all the front page articles and a few other stories of
note from the Times' national edition.

International (registration required to access articles)

National – national news from the USA.

Business – contains articles on business and personal finances, along with stock
quotes, share market indexes, a glossary of business terms and more.

Technology - the Technology section of The New York Times on the Web provides a
collection of breaking news, original features found only on the Web and articles from
the newspaper. It includes the original daily content of CyberTimes, frequently
updated news from CMPnet and special features. The section is also the home of The
New York Times Navigator, a guide to the Internet used by Times reporters and
editors for research, exploration and amusement. A 7 Day Index (i.e. to the previous
week’s articles) is also available.

Science – includes earth science, genetics, life science, physical science, social
science, space, health.

Sports – Mainly from the USA - includes the latest scores and statistics.

Weather – weather information for 800 US and 700 international cities.

Opinion – includes “Today’s Editorials”; “Op-Ed Contributors”; “OP-Ed
Columnists”.

FEATURES:

Arts – this is quite a rich site which includes news, reviews, interviews and forums.

Books – the archive contains over 50,000 reviews starting 1980.

Exercise:

Find reviews for The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Crossword/Games – crossword puzzles; bridge, chess and games columns; trivia
quizzes; cartoons; contests and TV listings.

Fashion & Style – as the name suggests.


Dining & Wine – dining; cooking; wine reviews.

Home & Garden

Travel – travel stories and forums. Includes “Destinations”; “What’s Doing”;
“Frugal Traveller”; “Practical Traveller”.

Week in Review – the main stories from the previous week.

Learning Network – contains resources for students, teachers and parents.

Exercise:

See what you know: Take the Daily News Quiz or Who’s Who and What’s What
news quiz

       Return to the New York Times home page
SERVICES

Archive:

Exercise: Locate an article by William J Broad published sometime during 2000
titled: “Maybe we are alone in the universe after all”.

Note: State Library holds New York Times on microfilm Vol. 6, no. 1868 (14th Sept.
1857)-. Receipt of microfilm is about one month after publication date.

      Return to the NYT home page and logout




Political Resources on the Net
http://www.politicalresources.net/

Although mainly a political site, fairly good access to media sites is also provided.
Select International or a country, then click on the “Media” button to display links to
news resources for the selected region. Countries with few links will not have a
separate Media category, and may in fact be lacking media links altogether.

Exercise:

Follow the links:

Europe –> the United Kingdom –> Media –> The Media UK Internet Directory.

Follow the Magazines link to the subject index.




OnlineNewspapers.com by Web Wombat
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/

An Australian site with links to 5,000 online newspapers searchable by region.
Links are quite extensive, but not annotated. You can select a country from a region
or browse a list of countries. Please note that not all countries appear under a
designated region.

Note that not all of the newspapers listed provide online news content.

Exercise:
Select a country you are familiar with and have a look at the newspapers available. If
you are stuck for a country, try Australia or Germany.




The Paperboy
http://www.thepaperboy.com

Provides access to over 5,000 online newspapers from around the world. You can
search by newspaper name, city of publication and country. A headline search facility
of Yahoo and MSNBC is also provided.

The advanced search allows you to limit your search by language and country.

Exercise:

Does Australia have any online Finnish newspapers?



Telegraph.co.uk
http://www.telegraph.co.uk

From the publishers of the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph, this fairly
dense resource is well worth exploring. The Electronic Telegraph went online in
November 1994, launching the digital era for the British newspaper industry. It is now
one of the UK's leading web sites, awarded Best Newspaper on the World Wide Web
in 1997, 1998 and 1999 at the National Newspaper Awards.

Go to the Site Map link found near the bottom of the left-hand column for a
description of the various sections. Main feature of the site is arguably the easily
searchable archive extending back to November 1996.

Exercise:

Search for articles from1996 mentioning Boris Yeltsin, or look for any articles on
Kylie Minogue

Hint: Click on the very small Search link located near the top left-hand corner of the
page. You will be required to register (it’s free) to search the archives.

								
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