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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: DID YOU KNOW? Dozens of African American newspapers are available in Chronicling America!
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 ...
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 227 Years Ago: "Fellow Citizens...," Gazette of the United-States, Jan. 9, 1790
Jan 6, 2017
On Jan. 8, 1790, beginning with "Fellow Citizens of the Senate and the House of Representatives, ...
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 100 Years Ago: Peace in the Great War? Dec. 12 and 13, 1916
Dec 16, 2016
In mid-December 1916, Germany suddenly and unexpectedly proposed peace to the Allied nations of E...
: 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 - Mobile App Manual
Police ID suspect in deaths of teen hikers
40 minutes ago
Investigators have identified a suspect in the deaths of two teens who went missing during a hike, Indiana State Police said Sunday.
Lewandowski: Trump's staff is letting him down
44 minutes ago
President Donald Trump has been hampered in his first month in office by an inexperienced staff that has failed to navigate Washington or prepare Trump adequately, says his former campaign manager.
Trump's promises hit Washington reality
Today 4:04 am
President Donald Trump is facing a humbling prospect: The same Washington buzzsaw that frustrated his 44 predecessors can pose significant hurdles for him as well.
Why would North Korea want Kim Jong Nam dead?
Today 3:55 am
Mystery still surrounds the sudden death of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, in Kuala Lumpur airport last week.
Adviser reassigned after disagreeing with Trump
Today 3:36 am
A senior National Security Council adviser was reassigned to his old job at the National Defense University, a White House spokeswoman confirmed Sunday, after he criticized the Trump administration's Latin American policies.
Reuters: Top News
Kraft backs out of Unilever bid after hostile reception
41 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Kraft Heinz Co's rapid retreat from its surprise $143 billion bid for Unilever in the face of stiff resistance knocked the Anglo-Dutch company's shares on Monday as investors assessed the impact of the failed approach.
Pence brings Trump message of partnership with EU
Today 4:03 am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure the European Union in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration will maintain and develop decades of partnership in trade and security.
Turkish soldiers accused of Erdogan assassination attempt go on trial
Today 2:59 am
MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - The trial of more than 40 Turkish soldiers accused of attempting to assassinate President Tayyip Erdogan during last year's failed coup started on Monday, with prosecutors seeking life sentences, according to the indictment obtained by Reuters.
Chinese news agency warns South Korea's Lotte over THAAD
Today 2:55 am
BEIJING (Reuters) - South Korea's Lotte Group will face severe consequences if it allows the South Korean government to deploy a U.S. anti-missile system on land that now forms part of a golf course it owns, China's state-run Xinhua news agency has warned.
Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil
Today 2:18 am
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is not in Iraq "to seize anybody's oil", Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump at the start of a visit to Iraq on Monday.
Latest News - UPI.com
Thousands rally for 'Today I am Muslim Too' protest in NYC
8 minutes ago
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Thousands in New York City protested to support Muslims and to oppose Trump's halted executive order banning travel from some Muslim-majority countries.
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers dump Vancouver Canucks
11 minutes ago
By Jim Morris, The Sports Xchange VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Even when they were struggling, the Philadelphia Flyers never lost faith that they could be a playoff team.
Report finds EU still heavily dependent on fossil fuels
23 minutes ago
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Members of the European Union remain dependent on fossil fuels even with robust low-carbon policies, the bloc's record-keeping arm reported.
Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara fall in love in first trailer for 'Song to Song'
32 minutes ago
Wade SheridanFeb. 20 (UPI) -- Ryan Gosling and Rooney Mara play struggling musicians who fall in love in the first trailer for upcoming romantic drama, "Song to Song."
Shell sees LNG sector rising
40 minutes ago
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 20 (UPI) -- The demand for liquefied natural gas, a super-cooled and easily transported energy option, is set to outpace conventional gas, Royal Dutch Shell said.
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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