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: The news media are those elements of the mass media that focus on delivering news to the general public or a target public. These include print media (newspapers, newsmagazines), broadcast news (radio and television), and more recently the Internet (online newspapers, news blogs, etc.)
: the communication of information on current events which is presented by print, broadcast, Internet, or word of mouth to a third party or a mass audience
What is News? (Pulitzer)
More about Pulitzer...
facts, lists, records & trivia
yearbook & almanac
News in pictures
BuzzTracker, World news mapped
Newseum, daily front pages
NYT CyberTimes Navigator
Internet Public Library
Best of the Web
United Press International
Voice of America
Christian Science Monitor
1st Headlines, Top Breaking Headlines
Best of the Web, Breaking news
The Smoking Gun
The Drudge Report
These are links to resources organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.
Subject Specific Links
News media (Wikipedia)
New World Encyclopedia
Dewey 070 News media, journalism & publishing (BUBL LINK)
Internet Public Library
Best of the Web
CNN's Video Almanac
Vanderbilt Television News Archive
Library of Congress
Library of Congress
UPenn Online Books
070 News media, journalism & publishing
Barnes and Noble
Open Education Consortium
National Scholastic Press Association
: a paper that is printed and distributed usually daily or weekly and that contains news, articles of opinion, features, and advertising
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Times
Google News Archive Search
Newspaper Archives on the Web
New York Times, Archive
Newspaper Collectors Society's History Buff Page
AP: Newspaper Decline
CNN: The Newspaper Industry in Decline
Newspapers in the Digital Age (Gates, 2002)
The handoff: Newspapers in the digital age (Vesely, 2007)
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Famous movies about newspapers
Chronicling America (Library of Congress)
Search America's historic newspapers from 1860-1922 or use the Directory to
find information about American newspapers published between 1690 - present.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 100 Years Ago : “U.S. Is In It At Last,” The Tacoma Times, April 6, 1917
Apr 7, 2017
After more than two years of remaining neutral in the conflict happening 'over there,' President ...
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 125 Years Ago: “Whitman is Dead,” The Wilmington Daily Republican, March 28, 1892
Mar 27, 2017
Known as “the Good Gray Poet,” Walt Whitman, author of Leaves of Grass and other poem...
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: DID YOU KNOW? Dozens of African American newspapers are available in Chronicling America!
Feb 17, 2017
55 African American newspapers from across the US, are available online in #ChronAm. Include...
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 97 Years Ago: "Westminster Dog Show Draws Record Entry," New-York Tribune, Feb. 8, 1920
Feb 10, 2017
That’s a lotta barks! Judges line up as 1,612 canines make their way to Grand Central...
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 172 Years Ago: "The Raven," New-York Daily Tribune, Feb. 4, 1845
Jan 27, 2017
First published in late January 1845, “The Raven” by Edgar A. Poe quickly caught the ...
: a periodical containing miscellaneous pieces (as articles, stories, poems) and often illustrated
Magazines, The Power of Print
Covering the Decade in Magazine Covers
U.S.News & World Report
RefDesk, Magazines & eZines
MagPortal, Magazine Portal
: (1) the collection and editing of news for presentation through the media (2) an academic study concerned with the collection and editing of news or the management of a news medium (3) writing characterized by a direct presentation of facts or description of events without an attempt at interpretation (4) writing designed to appeal to current popular taste or public interest
Journalism 101 (The Gully)
Journalism 101: 16 Things You Learn In J-School (Jeremy Porter, Journalistics)
WebSites for Journalists
AcademicInfo, Communication Studies & Journalism Digital Library
Journalism (Internet Public Library)
BUBL LINK Directory
Dewey 070.4 Journalism (ISBNdb)
Journalism.org, Weekly Content Analysis
The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture (The Norman Lear Center, USC Annenberg)
Journalism in Film & Pop Culture (Bob Stepno)
Journalism Ethics: A Short Video Lesson
First Amendment to the United States Constitution (Wikipedia)
Freedom of speech (Wikipedia)
Freedom of the Press (Wikipedia)
The Fourth Estate (Wikipedia)
Are photojournalists obligated to help in rescues? (Joan Vennochi, Boston Globe)
Number of jailed journalists sets global record (Committee to Protect Journalists)
The Unending Anxiety of an ICYMI World (John Holcroft, New York Times))
Beyond the Fold
A Cyberpublishing Manifesto (Berghel, 2001)
BBC News blooper - funniest ever
NewsMania, the News Trivia game
Top Headlines from Top News Services Right Now
CNN.com - RSS Channel - HP Hero
Trump's former national security adviser notified by Pentagon in 2014 against taking foreign money
Today 7:42 am
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned by the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014 against accepting foreign payments as he entered retirement, according to new documents obtained by the House oversight committee.
LIVE UPDATES: Why the Flynn revelations are a big deal
45 minutes ago
We're covering the 98th day of Donald Trump's presidency, below.
Cillizza: Trump's praise for Flynn is coming back to haunt him
4 minutes ago
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is in deep trouble.
Cummings: White House looks like it's hiding something
Today 8:22 am
Ranking House Oversight Committee member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has released documents that reveal that former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned in 2014 against taking foreign payments.
100 days that changed America
Today 3:38 am
The first 100 days is not just about the new President.
Reuters: Top News
Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport: sources
34 minutes ago
AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, targeting weapons sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said.
Ford profit beats estimates; maintains 2017 profit outlook
36 minutes ago
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co reported a lower quarterly net profit on Thursday but beat analyst expectations amid higher commodity, engineering and recall costs, and a drop in vehicle sales
Trump says 'will renegotiate' NAFTA deal with Canada, Mexico
37 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump expressed optimism on Thursday the United States, Canada and Mexico can successfully renegotiate a trade accord he deems unfair to American interests but vowed to scrap the 23-year-old pact if a "fair deal for all" cannot be reached.
Le Pen fishes for worker support as polls narrow in French presidential vote
53 minutes ago
PARIS/LE GRAU DU ROI (Reuters) - Marine Le Pen took to the sea on Thursday, promising to protect fishing jobs if she beats Emmanuel Macron, her pro-EU, centrist rival whose commanding poll lead has narrowed.
Difficult legal path forward for Trump in sanctuary cities case
Today 8:25 am
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Even if President Donald Trump wins an appeal of a court ruling blocking his executive order on sanctuary cities, arguments made by the government in the case could permanently harm its efforts to cut off wide swaths of federal funding to targeted cities, some legal experts say.
Latest News - UPI.com
Eugenie Bouchard wants 'cheater' Maria Sharapova banned for life
6 minutes ago
Fellow tennis player Genie Bouchard says it's "unfair" that Maria Sharapova is back on the tennis court.
Priyanka Chopra says her 'Baywatch' villain loves 'power'
7 minutes ago
Priyanka Chopra explained her "Baywatch" character, Victoria Leeds, has "a point to prove" as "a woman in a man's world."
Australian family uses CPR to rescue blue-tongued lizard
12 minutes ago
A family in Australia helped save a blue-tounged lizard's life by performing CPR after it was found at the bottom of their pool.
Michael Morse clutch home run leads to San Francisco Giants win over Los Angeles Dodgers
23 minutes ago
The San Francisco Giants had one hit and trailed the Los Angeles Dodgers by three runs entering the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday night at AT&T Park.
Black bears are headed north in New York
23 minutes ago
New research suggests New York's black bear population is spreading out and moving northward.
Gates, D. (2002). Newspapers in the Digital Age. USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review, 2002-05-01. Retrieved from
Vesely, J. (2007). The handoff: Newspapers in the digital age. Seattle Times, November 18, 2007. Retrieved from
Berghel, H. (2001). A Cyberpublishing Manifesto.
Communications of the ACM, 44-
. 3. pp. 17-20. Retrieved from
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