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Our most comprehensive news source, including the full-text of hundreds of national, regional, and local newspapers and wire service reports. It also includes transcripts of television and radio news programs.
One of the most comprehensive news databases in the world, ProQuest Global Newstream includes access to over 3000 news sources, including 2,200 newspapers, as well as blogs, podcasts, websites and news wire feeds worldwide.
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This excellent section of the New York Times website provides a virtual encyclopedia of subjects in the news. "Each topic page collects all the news, reference and archival information, photos, graphics, audio and video files published about the subject on NYTimes.com." -- website. Times Topics are organized by "Subjects", "People", "Places" and "Organizations". Click on "Subjects" and browse for the category you are looking for.
Use this source to identify the major news outlets in the major cities in your state. For example, you can search on a combination of city name, state name, and "newspaper", to get a list of newspapers by city.
Since 2010, it is an online only publication. One of the most important weekly news magazines, often with the most in-depth articles compared with Time and Newsweek.
Finding Political Commentary Publications and Sources
There are many excellent ways to find articles in political publications. The links on this guide will help you to search select groups of political commentary publications. It includes links to groups of liberal, centrist, conservative, and religious commentary magazines. Just click the link you want and type in your search topic (i.e. "stem cell research") in a blank search box. To search individual titles, see the select group of political commentary magazines on the News Sources tab.
This link enables you do searches in a small group of conservative-leaning commentary publications, using Academic Search Ultimate. These include: American Conservative, American Interest, American Spectator, Commentary, First Things, Modern Age, National Affairs, National Interest, and National Review.
This link enables you do searches in a small group of liberal-leaning commentary publications, using Academic Search Ultimate. These include: American Prospect, Atlantic, Mother Jones, Nation, and The Progressive.
This link enables you do searches in a small group of (currently) centrist commentary publications, using Academic Search Ultimate. These include: CQ Researcher, National Journal, New Republic, NPQ: New Perspectives Quarterly, and Washington Monthly.
This link enables you do searches in a small group of religious commentary publications from Judeo-Christian perspectives, using Academic Search Utlimate. These include: America, Christian Century, Christianity Today, Commentary, Commonweal, First Things, National Catholic Reporter, Sojourners, Tikkun, and U.S. Catholic.