Shelf--News and Current Events
(Local and International)
Local News | National News | International News | Ethnic/Diversity News | Traffic | Weather
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Latest Headlines from AP
Obama Administration News
Chabot TV (Chabot College Television), Channel 27http://www.chabot.org/ChabotTV/
Program Schedule: http://www.chabot.org/ChabotTV/schedule.asp
KGO-ABC, Channel 7http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/
KPIX-CBS, Channel 5
KTVU-FOX, Channel 2 (News Source for BayInsider)
KRON, Channel 4http://www.kron.com/
Northern California Newspapershttp://www.chabotcollege.edu/Library/onlineref/California.html#newspapers
Television/Radio | Newspapers/Newswires
| Alternative Newspapers and Websites
Directories to Newspapers/Media News
Television/RadioInternational News (for Middle East news, click here)
CNN (Cable News Network)http://www.cnn.com/
National Public Radio (NPR)
Online Newshour, with Jim Lehrer (PBS)
Newspapers/NewswiresAlternative Newspapers/Web Sites
Yahoo! NewsCurrent News: http://news.yahoo.com/
Archives Search: http://search.news.yahoo.com/search/news/options
Contains the current three months' worth of news from several different resources, including the AP and Reuters newswires, ABCNews.com, Business Wire, Contra Costa Times, Forbes.com, Rolling Stone, and the San Jose Mecury News. You can narrow your search by date range, title(s) of news source(s), and one or more of sixteen categories
Los Angeles Times
Full text of the current two weeks' stories available here.
New York Timeshttp://www.nytimes.com/
Requires free registration to view stories. New York Times is available as full text going back to 1980 in Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe.
Current two weeks of articles available for free as full text. To view articles going further back in time, search Lexis-Nexis Academic. Full-text articles are available back to 1977.
Christian Science Monitorhttp://www.csmonitor.com/
Current week of articles available for free as full text. For viewing articles further back in time, search Lexis-Nexis Academic.
Chabot has current three months on paper. Available on Microfilm: 1967-1993
The premiere web site for business news. Selections include News, Markets, Industries, and Companies, all leading to news stories which you can then search by your particular search terms. The "Total Search" engine includes a pull down menu on the left which you can choose to further narrow down your search. When you get to your list of search results, use the pull down menu on the upper right to list your results either by date or by relevance. Full text stories from the last thirty days are not only from the Financial Times but from many publications from around the world
Wall Street Journalhttp://public.wsj.com/home.html
Limited information available to the public for free (not full text to all stories even for today). (Look under anywhere where it says "Free Information"
Chabot Library has current four months in print. Also has the following on microfilm: 1965-1978 (Eastern Edition), 1979-1986 (Western Edition), 1987-1993 (Eastern Edition), 1994- (Western Edition).
The Center for Public Integrity: Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest
The nation's most popular alternative newspaper
With articles mainly written from an editorial perspective, AlterNet provides a good sample of articles published in many alternative newspapers and magazines, in addition to their own feature articles.
Editorials on current events from an alternative perspective
The Independent (from Great Britain) http://www.independent.co.uk
Commentaries Page: http://argument.independent.co.uk/commentators/
From Great Britain, provides good coverage of day-to-day news and many thought provoking essays (from their Commentaries Page).
Includes RealAudio broadcasts of alternative news programs including Democracy NOW, Pacifica Network News, Free Speech Radio news, Radio Nation, CounterSpin, and Environmental News Network. You will only be able to listen to these broadcasts, off campus. WebActive also contains a directory to many organizations
Editorial pieces from Great Britain
Common Dreams News Centerhttp://www.CommonDreams.org/
News, editorials, and opinions given by Common Dreams, a "a national non-profit citizens' organization working to bring progressive Americans together to promote progressive visions for America's future."
Directories to Newspapers and Other News Media
U.S. News Archives on the Web http://www.ibiblio.org/slanews/internet/archives.html
Internet Public Library: Online Newspapers http://www.ipl.org/reading/news/
WWW News Resource Pagehttp://sun3.lib.uci.edu/~dtsang/netnews1.htm
World News Megastorieshttp://www.megastories.com/
BBC News Onlinehttp://news.bbc.co.uk/
Internet Public Library: Online Newspapers
Middle East/Islam News
albawaba.com: Middle East News Information http://www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3
Middle East Internet Pageshttp://www.middle-east-pages.com/me-newspaper.html
Al Jazeerahttp://www.aljazeera.net English page: http://english.aljazeera.net/HomePage
Al Jazeera is a renowned independent television network of the Middle East, and most recently is famous for receiving information about the terrorist group, Al Queda, including the televising of interviews and announcements from Al Queda
Afghan News Network Services
Sabawoon.com (Afghanistan News Source)
DAWN (Pakistan Newspaper)http://www.dawn.com/
Northern California Ethnic/Diversity Newspapershttp://www.chabotcollege.edu/Library/onlineref/California.html#ethnic
Black Press USAhttp://www.blackpressusa.com/
Black Issues in Higher Education
Darnell's Black Radio Guidehttp://www.radioblack.com/
Queer Information Network's Publication Guide
Yahoo!'s Planet Out News
Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Saigon Bao (Directory of Online Vietnamanese Newspapers) http://www.saigonbao.com/
SFGate: Live Traffichttp://www.sfgate.com/traffic/
Bay Area Traffic Report (from BayInsider.com) http://www.bayinsider.com/autos/traffic/
California Highway Informationhttp://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/
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