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  • American newspapers — History
  • Journalism — United States
  • Press — United States — History

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Reference Sources
News Sources

Regional Newpapers

(world newspapers, but can limit to California newspapers such as the San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury News)

World Newspapers

Other News Sources

Reviews and Critiques
  • AJR and NewsLink - from American Journalism Review, links to magazines, news services, newspapers, including many not found in other compilations, plus jobs in journalism and articles about journalism and the media.
  • Center for Public Integrity: Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest - A non-profit center that offers a wealth of information that include featured projects of newsworthy and current events, information on how such stories are collected, with studies of ethics also explored.
  • FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting - One of the best sites for criticism of media performance, including effects of advertiser influence, telecommunications policy, pressure groups, and corporate ownership.
  • Investigative Reporters and Editors - professional organization. Website has Resource Center database of stories.
  • MEMRI: Middle East Media Research Institute - translations of the Arabic and Farsi media and original analysis and research on developments in the Middle East."
  • National Press Club -- good site for researching topics in the news.
  • Project Censored - A national panel of media experts annually highlights the top 25 under-reported stories of the year: the "news that did not make the news". Archives go back to 1989.
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