Sometimes information is simply too current to have made it into a book or even periodical article. When that's the case, try one of these links. We've got news from both print and television sources!
The Campaign Desk
Critique and analysis of 2004 campaign coverage
from Columbia Journalism Review
"The Annenberg Political Fact Check is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of
Pennsylvania. It is a "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. It monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases. "
The Berkshire Eagle Online
This is a good source of local information. For the complete Eagle however, inlcuding national and international news, you'll need to read the print version - available at the Library!
The Boston Globe Online
Not only is today's paper available online (and for free!), but the full text of the previous Sunday's Globe is available as well. The Globe provides good national coverage, and especially good coverage of Massachusetts news.
The Electric Times Union
The Albany Times Union's on-line version is very similar to its print version. Its strongest coverage is of local news, but also includes stories of national and world news as well. Its own search engine makes navigation a breeze. Use it to search today's paper, or much of the past week's papers. Citations to articles that appeared in print from 1986 to present day are available, but getting the full text will cost you.
MassLive (Union News)
Serving Greater Springfield, this on-line version includes links to local news items or regional interest.
What you'd expect to find on an ABC television news broadcast you'll also find here: U.S. and world news, plus weather and links to local ABC news affiliates. One of the nicest features here is links to ABC news shows. Look for that link on the right side of the screen. Transcripts to daily shows like World News Tonight and Good Morning America, and weekly shows like 20/20 are available.
CBS News fans might really like this page, especially with links to 48 Hours and CBS Evening News. And for those looking for something a bit lighter, there's always news from Survivor...
Like the other news sites, CNN Interactiveprovides links to headline news stories. Two of its nicest features appear at the bottom of almost every news article: Related Stories and Related Sites. The first allows you to read past news articles leading up to the one you just read, and the second provides links to related web sites. Other areas of interest include U.S., local, and business news, plus political and weather information.
MSNBC.com combines news from NBC, CNBC, and MSNBC broadcast/cable services. Follow news headlines, or scroll down the left hand side of the screen to try links to business, local news, and weather. The On Air link brings you to Dateline, NBC Nightly News, and Meet the Press.