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Links to journalism, news, and other media resources
Indexes | General Web Resources | Journals
News - Photojournalism | Film - Television - Radio
Opinion Polls | Social
Indexes to periodicals & scholarly publications
Index to the professional literature of communication(s) fields, including mass
communication and journalism. Communication Institute for Online Scholarship
InfoTrac Academic OneFile
(indexing with selected full-text:
1980+) Covers a wide variety of subjects and disciplines, including some
scholarly journals, popular magazines, and selected newspapers. Gale
Humanities Full Text
(1984+) Index to the major journals in the humanities, including full-text
articles from over 170
titles. Areas include literature and language, history, film studies and
criticism, journalism, mass communication, and media ethics. H.W.Wilson
(Coverage varies) News and wire services; company,
industry and market information; resources for legal and political research; medical news;
government information. Full-text.
York Times (1851-2001) - Historical Newspaper Collection. Full-image
articles from the last 150 years. Includes digital reproductions of every
page from every issue -- cover to cover -- in downloadable pdf files.
America: History and Life. Indexes the
scholarly literature about all periods of American history. Includes abstracts. ABC-Clio
Access a complete list of the library's Online Indexes to Newspapers &
General Web Resources
BUBL Information Service: Journalism
Comprehensive index to Journalism web sites.
World Wide Web Virtual Library -
University Journalism Library
Useful links for students and bibliographies of basic resources, such as:
Cable, and Telecommunications
Publications and Internet Compilations
Pulitzer prizes presented by CJR
Current winners and historical information.
Special Libraries Association News Division
For news librarians, news researchers, and "others interested in the role information
plays in quality journalism." While primarily for specialists, there are links to
Internet resources and Journalism and Library associations. News librarian is a career
path for mass communications majors with a graduate degree in Library & Information
Major Journals & Magazines
Titles with the red asterisk ( *
) are available via online subscription (UNCA only)
in Media Communication
Broadcasting & Electronic Media
of Mass Media Ethics
Journal of Popular
Film and Television
Mass Communication Quarterly
Communication & Society
News - Photojournalism
Newspapers & Newswires
ABYZ News Links
Links to more than 16,000 newspaper Web sites and other news sources
from around the world.
Read today's news and search online archives for the last week.
AJR Newslink: by State
American Journalism Review's links to hundreds of U.S. newspapers. Organized by state.
Internet Public Library Online
Reading Room - Newspapers
Geographical arrangement. Click on a placename for links to local newspapers.
Internet Resources - Newspapers
An excellent resource page by The Library of Congress.
New York Times
All the news "that's fit to print," or rather, "that fits in
your browser." You'll need to create an account to read most articles.
Knight-Ridder newspapers. Search free but articles cost $1.00 to $2.95. The number of
words and cost is shown with each article summary.
The Wall Street Journal
Some features are free; some available only to subscribers.
The Washington Post
The latest issue free every day.
Film - Television - Radio
Full news transcripts from ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, Fox News, Burrelle's,
PBS, NPR, etc. available in LexisNexis
Academic (UNCA access only)
American Film Institute
Dedicated to education, training, exhibition, preservation, and new technology for film,
television, video, and the digital arts.
North Carolina Film Commission
State office in the Department of Commerce assists working production companies. See also On Location North Carolina, the
official North Carolina film and video directory.
The Cannes International Film Festival
Internet Movie Database
Compiled by Internet users for Internet users. Your mileage may vary; after
all, it's put together by volunteers.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
All about Oscar.
National Public Radio. Current news and links to popular programs such as All Things
Considered, Morning Edition and Car Talk
Educational materials and companion sites to many PBS programs.
Vanderbilt Television News Archive
Index to 23,000 newscasts since 5 August, 1968.
The Gallup Organization
Search for Gallup Polls by keyword and get a list of polls with data.
ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for
Political and Social Research
Membership-based nonprofit institution at the University of Michigan. See the Topical Archives.
Nielsen Media Research
TV ratings. Show ratings are not available on the Web since they could bias current
Nielsen surveys, though selected
reports on television viewing are available to the public.
PollingReport.com - Public Opinion
Service of The Polling Report, which publishes results of surveys by respected polling
organizations, such as Gallup, Harris, Yankelovich, and Princeton Survey Research
Associates, on major issues.
Public Agenda Online
"The journalist's inside source for public opinion and policy analysis."
Non-partisan, nonprofit organization based in New York City. Founded in
1975 by social scientist Daniel Yankelovich and former Secretary of State Cyrus Vance.
Public Opinion Poll
Search for Louis Harris Polls, Southern, Carolina, or State Polls. Institute for Research
in the Social Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill.
The Pulse: A Consumer's Guide to
Public Opinion Data on the Web
Economic Policy Institute.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
the Data Archive to identify and get abstracts of studies. See also the series America at the
Polls, UNCA Ref JK 1967 .A44. and The Public Perspective : A
Roper Center Review of Public Opinion and Polling, UNCA Periodicals
Survey Research Center
Links to significant survey research Web sites. Princeton University.
First Amendment Cyber-Tribune (FACT)
Weekly updates on the First Amendment from state legislatures, courts, and Congress.
Supreme Court decisions and a Q & A section. Compiled by Charles Levendosky.
For students of public policy issues, a free, non-partisan site with links to commentary
from ideologically diverse think tanks, policy institute home pages, student activist
groups, advocacy groups, and government agencies. Many pro and con articles on major
issues make this page a good resource for student debates
The "futurist" marketing consultant, Faith Popcorn, analyzes cultural and
business trends. Her 1991 book, The Popcorn Report
is held at ASU.
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