Media - Periodicals - Web sites for browsing Internet content
Many publications offer Web sites with online content; these links take you to directories of worldwide newspapers, magazines, news services, headlines, and specialized news sources.
Directories: Find periodicals of all kinds worldwide; use these directories to find newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, front pages, ezines, alternative press, and serials. In most cases, you can browse a hierarchical listing of publications to find one by geographic location or subject. Many of these sites also offer way to search for publication title or description.
World Newspapers: directory of world newspapers and magazines (see lefthand column); a directory organized by world region, country, and US state listing links to newspapers; directory of magazines by topic area (see left-hand column)
Newspapers: Directory of world newspapers; easy-to-navigate directory puts you in touch with newspapers all over the world; includes USA search and international search; college newspapers in the USA and world
Press Reader: (fee-based?) access connects you to the world newspapers and magazines; unclear, obtuse Web site and disorganized information--hard to understand what access is included or what it costs; this could be an excellent resource, but it is not explained, and the support information is incomplete and confusing; check your local library to see if they allow you access to this database and perhaps ask for assistance using it from your local library
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals; covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals; all subjects and languages
EZines: The Ezine Directory; created by Ryan Jensen in 1999 as a resource for ezine publishers and subscribers; lists thousands of the best email newsletters available on the Internet; a human-edited categorical listing of ezines, fanzines, and email newsletters
alt Press: Alternative Press Center directory of Periodicals
Scholar: search for scholarly articles; search articles, theses, books, abstracts, court documents, and patents
Newspapers: Access selected world newspapers; these are widely-read or significant newspapers represent world regions or regions of the USA; see the directories section for comprehensive directories of world newspapers and news in other languages.
NY Times: The New York Times; American daily newspaper; founded 1851; winner of over 100 Pulitzer Prizes; popular Web site; headquarters New York City
Wash Post: The Washington Post; American daily newspaper; Washington, DC; founded in 1877
LA Times: Los Angeles Times; American daily newspaper based on West Coast in Los Angeles, California; founded in 1881
Chicago Sun-Times: American daily newspaper, Midwest; began in 1844 and is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in Chicago, Illinois
Denver Post: American daily newspaper, Rocky Mountain region
WSJ: The Wall Street Journal (limited free content); largest-circulation American newspaper; business-focused; limited number of free stories available for reading without a subscription, but useful to see the front page and headlines
Guardian: British national daily; headquarters London; established 1821; popular Web site
Telegraph: The Telegraph; British daily morning newspaper; founded in 1855
SCMP: South China Morning Post; English-language daily Hong Kong newspaper
Yomiuri: Daily Yomiuri Online; Japanese daily national newspaper; founded 1874; paper version credited as having the largest newspaper circulation in the world (Wikipedia); headquarters Tokyo
Times of India: English-language daily; credited as the largest circulation English-language newspaper in the world (Wikipedia); founded 1838; headquarters New Delhi
The Age: Melbourne, Australia daily newspaper; business, world, and breaking news; established 1854
allAfrica: multi-media content provider; African news and information; offices in Johannesburg, Dakar, Lagos and Washington, DC; provides articles from content providers from across Africa
Toronto Star: Canadian daily newspaper; established 1892; largest newspaper in Canada; headquarters Yonge St, Toronto, Canada
BA Herald: Buenos Aires Herald; daily English-language newspaper from Argentina; founded 1876
Magazines: Web sites of selected periodicals published as magazines; these publications now include continuous updates of breaking news on their Web sites; see the directories section for more magazines and magazines in other languages.
Time: weekly news magazine; headquarters New York, NY; international editions; world's largest circulation weekly news magazine
Der Spiegel: German weekly news magazine; headquarters Hamburg; Der Spiegel = "The Mirror"
Reader's Digest: monthly general-interest magazine; US and global editions; headquarters Chappaqua, New York
Newsweek: weekly news magazine; headquarters New York; international editions
Economist: weekly news and international affairs; headquarters London; established 1843
NatGeo: National Geographic; Web site of famous magazine established 1888; geography, science, history, culture, current events, and photography; headquarters Washington, DC
Cosmopolitan: international magazine for women; established 1886; relationships, self-improvement, health, careers
Maclean's: Canadian weekly magazine; events, culture, politics
The Atlantic: American magazine; foreign affairs, politics, the economy; founded Boston 1857
India Today: weekly news; established 1975; headquarters Mumbai
USNWR: US News and World Report; news and information
New African: monthly news magazine covering Africa; includes analysis, regions, opinions, interviews, and culture
BHG: Better Homes and Gardens; monthly magazine on home-based lifestyles; covers homes, cooking, gardening, crafts, healthy living, decorating, and entertaining
GH: Good Housekeeping; covers product testing by The Good Housekeeping Institute, recipes, diet, health, literature; founded 1885
Prevention: health; started 1950; food, nutrition, workouts, beauty, and cooking.
Smithsonian: monthly magazine of the Smithsonian Instituion; History, science, arts, nature
SI: Sports Illustrated; covers sports; founded 1954
Headlines: News sites provide a continuous stream of breaking news; you can use traditional news organizations as well as Web-grown news portals deliver headlines that are updated continuously. I've selected these sites to provide a range of world news to browse.
AP: Associated Press; wire service provided to many newspapers; operated as a not-for-profit cooperative; established 1846; headquarters New York City
Reuters: business and financial newswire; covers financial markets, industries, and analysis; established 1851; headquarters London; includes section for photographs
PressReader: world-wide headlines and front pages; view news by category as well as country; click on a country name, and you can see images of newspaper pages; click on the pages to read articles
Front Pages: images of daily newspaper front pages from all over the world; from the Newseum, the museum of news in Washington, DC; browsable via world map as well as a gallery and a list
Newser: Grid of news briefs; grid of headlines and photos in boxes shows off headlines and links to synposes of stories from hundreds of US and international sources; sections for trending news, US, world, science, crime, politics, entertainment, and more
1stHeadlines: table of headlines from a variety of sources; subcategories include business, health, lifestyles, sports, and technology
Google News: wide range of news sources presented in one usable interface; news is available by category or search term; customizable with free google login
Worldpress: news and views from around the world; headlines presented with a brief summary of a story; categories include world regions
Yahoo News: a well-organized breakdown of news categories that is easy to navigate; brings together a variety of news sources; free customization with yahoo account
Bing News: wide range of news sources; customizable
CNN: world news presented in a usable interface; you can look at world news in text and videos by world regions (US, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East) as well as news categories; draws on CNN's world-wide reporting
Drudge Report: Selected headlines; links to stories from a variety of news sources; some scoops and exclusives; breaking news; established 1996 by Matt Drudge
1st Headlines: terse, text-oriented headlines from multiple sources
MSNBC: web outlet of cable news channel based in the US; news website for NBC news; includes world news, politics, sports, travel, and local news; launched 1996 as cooperative effort of Microsoft and NBC; headquarters New York City
Euronews: world news from a European perspective; multilingual news television channel, headquartered in Lyon-Écully, France; created in 1993
Specialized: Web sites provide news geared to a specific subject or audience; these publications such as magazines or Web portals provide content and continuous news and information updates in specific areas.
Bloomberg: financial markets; covers stocks, rates and bonds, currencies, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), commodities, and economic issues; personal finance; news
CNET: technology and consumer electronics; reviews, news, downloads, video; part of CBS Interactive
New Scientist: daily news from weekly international science magazine; current events on science and technology; not peer-reviewed; founded 1956
Science: peer-reviewed science journal; provides news, commentary, and research; founded 1880; published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
ESPN: sports coverage; breaking sports scores; major leagues including NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA, NASCAR, Soccer, and more; headquarters Bristol, Connecticut; unit of ABC
Barron's: weekly financial newspaper; financial news and markets; site includes market statistics, blogs, online exclusives, daily analysis
Eonline: entertainment; daily news on entertainment and entertainers; features, gossip, music and movie reviews, live event coverage; unit of E! Entertainment Television; headquarters Los Angeles
digg: user-generated top news; users "digg" stories elsewhere and send stories to the top of the charts in a range of categories including business, entertainment, gaming, lifestyle, offbeat, politics, science, sports, technology, and world news
PR Newswire: press releases; provides press release services for a range of customers worldwide; news releases useful to find out about latest products and information, press, and business research; quarterly earnings reports coverage, market outlook and shopping coverage
Chronicle: The Chronicle of Higher Education; "news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators"
Pew: Pew Research Center; covers US politics, media and news, social trends, religion, Internet and technology, Hispanics, and global issues; explores issues, attitudes and trends; conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research