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America and the World (510:363): Newspapers and Media

Why Newspapers?

Newspapers allow you to keep up with current issues and events. You can also use historical newspapers to find out how issues and events were reported during a specific time in history.

Getting the News

Today's News

Many newspapers allow you to register and receive free access to at least a portion of that day's published articles.

The New York Times
The Washington Post
The Star-Ledger

Contemporary Accounts

Access World News
Access to the full text of over 600 U.S. and over 700 international newspapers. Includes access to the Newark Star-Ledger back to 1989.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access

Factiva
A vast archive which includes the full-text of 8,000 leading newspapers, magazines, trade journals, newsletters, and television and radio transcripts. Ten to twenty year+ backfile for many titles.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
News, news transcripts, special reports and analyses, and radio broadcasts to and about Russia, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Central and Southwestern Asia, and the Middle East.

Voice of America
Regional and international news, editorials, reports, radio broadcasts and webcasts in English and other languages. An international multimedia broadcasting service funded by the U.S. government.

Historical Accounts

Historical New York Times
Allows you to search and display the full image of articles published in the New York Times back to 1851. The two+ most recent years are not included; use Access World News to find more recent articles.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access.

Historical Washington Post
Search and display the full image of articles published in the Washington Post between 1877 and 1993.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access.

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