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Making the News
Time: We Need Writers Now More Than Ever. Our Democracy Depends On It
"The hazards of fraudulent news go even deeper than spurring violent or crazy action or opening us to foreign control. If reasonable debate devolves into my truth vs. yours, the winner is the one yelling loudest—or holding the gun. Beneath the false bottom of fraudulent news is the danger of tyranny. It is imperative that journalists continue to call out falsehoods. But we must also understand that these exposés can help keep lies alive."
Fair Interpretation of News
Breaking news and analysis from TIME.com. Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
oreign Policy is an American news publication, founded in 1970 and focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy. It produces content daily on its website, and in six print issues annually.
he Week is a weekly British news magazine founded in 1995 which has also published a US edition since 2001 and a children's edition in the UK since 2015.
The New Yorker
Reporting, Profiles, breaking news, cultural coverage, podcasts, videos, and cartoons from The New Yorker.
The Fiscal Times
The Fiscal Times (TFT) is an English-language digital news, news analysis and opinion publication based in New York City and Washington, D.C.. It was founded in 2010 with initial funding from businessman and investment banker Peter G. Peterson.
Finding Good Resources
Databases for News
The following databases provide access to News, free to you as part of your time here at ILCC.
Best Practices Search Techniques: News
When searching for information on a specific news site, such as NY Times, do the following:
Search Term site:url (no space between site: and the URL)
For example: gun control site:nytimes.com
This will search just the site. You can also use this technique to search .gov or .edu
For example: gun control site:.gov
This will only search Government websites with .gov
Know Your Source
Forbes: 10 Journalism Brands Where You Find Real Facts Rather Than Alternative Facts (2017)
One key question for any publication is this: If a reporter gets facts in a story wrong, will the news outlet investigate a complaint and publish a correction? Does the publication have its own code of ethics? Or does it subscribe to and endorse the Society of Professional Journalist's code of ethics? And if a reporter or editor seriously violates ethical codes - such as being a blatant or serial plagiarizer, fabulist or exaggerator - will they be fired at a given news outlet? While some may criticize mainstream media outlets for a variety of sins, top outlets such as the Washington Post, the New York Times, NBC News and the New Republic have fired journalists for such ethics violations.
The Associated Press delivers in-depth coverage on today's Big Story including top stories, international, politics, lifestyle, business, entertainment, and more.
Reuters.com brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in markets, business, politics, entertainment, technology, video and pictures.
Bloomberg delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloomberg News.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835, AFP is the third largest news agency in the world, after the Associated Press (AP) and Reuters.
Your trusted source for breaking news, analysis, exclusive interviews, headlines, and videos at ABCNews.com.
CBS News: dedicated to providing the best in journalism under standards it pioneered at the dawn of radio and television and continue in the digital age.
Go to NBCNews.com for breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture.
NPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.
Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories. BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as local and regional perspectives. Also entertainment, business, science, technology and health news.
Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, cars & more at nytimes.com.
Wall Street Journal News
WSJ online coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world. Top stories, photos, videos, detailed analysis and in-depth reporting.
USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.
Political news about Congress, the White House, campaigns, lobbyists and issues.
Smart, efficient news worthy of your time, attention, and trust.
The Hill is an American political newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C. since 1994. It is published by Capitol Hill Publishing, which is owned by News Communications, Inc.
Christian Science Monitor
The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, and email newsletters.
TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group. It contains nearly all of the content of the newspapers
The Washington Post
Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant reviews and more.