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Researching Online News Sources

Posted by Writing PIs on November 11, 2009

Updated March 25, 2012

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There’s many online news sources and archives available to investigators–great research tools for writers, too.   Good idea to first pinpoint which type of resources, as well as the region they cover, are most beneficial to your research–for example, are you interested in:

      • Current news or historical news?
      • A specific region, country, worldwide?

Below are several online news sources/searches:

Google News:  Google is just about the most comprehensive search engine around.

Onlinenewspapers.com: Search thousands of newspapers and magazines by region.

Eagle World News:  Search international news, top headlines around the world, topics by subject.  They also maintain an archive of news back to 2006, sources for geneology and obituary research.

Info Pig: Search news by category, news outlet, region.

USNPL: Provides searchs by state and country, with handy search links at the bottom of the page to phone books, maps, weather, cool sites, and more.

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