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Local News

  • Chabot TV (Chabot College Television), Channel 27
  •         http://www.chabot.org/ChabotTV/
    Program Schedule:  http://www.chabot.org/ChabotTV/schedule.asp
     
  • KGO-ABC, Channel 7
  •         http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/
     
  • KPIX-CBS, Channel 5
            http://www.kpix.com/

     
  • KTVU-FOX, Channel 2 (News Source for BayInsider)
          http://www.bayinsider.com/news/

     
  • KRON, Channel 4
  •         http://www.kron.com/
     
  • Northern California Newspapers
  •     http://www.chabotcollege.edu/Library/onlineref/California.html#newspapers
     
    National News

    Television/Radio  | Newspapers/NewswiresAlternative Newspapers and Websites
    Directories to Newspapers/Media News

    Television/Radio
  • MSNBC
             http://www.msnbc.msn.com/
     
  • CNN (Cable News Network)
  •         http://www.cnn.com/
     
  • National Public Radio (NPR)
            http://www.npr.org/

     
  • ABC News
  •         http://abcnews.go.com/
     
  • Online Newshour, with Jim Lehrer (PBS)
            http://www.pbs.org/newshour/

  • Newspapers/Newswires

  • Yahoo! News
  •         Current 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
            http://www.latimes.com/

    Full text of the current two weeks' stories available here. 
     
  • New York Times
  •         http://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.
     
  • Washington Post
            http://www.washingtonpost.com/

    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 Monitor
  •         http://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
     
  • Financial Times
  •         http://news.ft.com/
    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 Journal
  •         http://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).
    Alternative Newspapers/Web Sites
  • The Center for Public Integrity: Investigative Journalism in the Public Interest
         http://www.publicintegrity.org/
     
  • Village Voice
  •         http://www.villagevoice.com/
    The nation's most popular alternative newspaper
       
  • AlterNet.org
  •         http://www.alternet.org/
    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.
     
  • TomPaine.com
  •         http://www.TomPaine.com/
    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).
     
  • WebActive.com
  •         http://www.webactive.com/
    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
     
  • OpenDemocracy
            http://www.opendemocracy.com/

    Editorial pieces from Great Britain
     
  • Common Dreams News Center
  •         http://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
     
  • News Directory
  •         http://www.newsdirectory.com/
     
  • Internet Public Library: Online Newspapers        http://www.ipl.org/reading/news/
     
  • AJR Newslink
  •         http://ajr.newslink.org/news.html
     
  • College News
  •         http://www.collegenews.com/
     
  • WWW News Resource Page
  •         http://sun3.lib.uci.edu/~dtsang/netnews1.htm
    International News (for Middle East news, click here)
  • World News Megastories
  •         http://www.megastories.com/
     
  • BBC News Online
  •         http://news.bbc.co.uk/
     
  • Internet Public Library: Online Newspapers
            http://www.ipl.org/reading/news/

     
  • News Directory
  •         http://www.newsdirectory.com/
     

    Middle East/Islam News  

  • Islam Online
  •         http://www.islam-online.net/english/index.shtml
     
  • albawaba.com: Middle East News Information        http://www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3
     
  • Middle East Internet Pages
  •         http://www.middle-east-pages.com/me-newspaper.html
     
  • ArabicNewspaper.com
  •         http://www.arabicnewspaper.com/
     
  • Al Jazeera
  •         http://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
            http://www.afghannews.net/

     
  • Sabawoon.com (Afghanistan News Source)
            http://www.sabawoon.com/

     
  • DAWN (Pakistan Newspaper)
  •         http://www.dawn.com/
    Ethnic/Diversity News
  • Northern California Ethnic/Diversity Newspapers
  •         http://www.chabotcollege.edu/Library/onlineref/California.html#ethnic
  • Afrocentric News
  •         http://www.afrocentricnews.com/2index.html
     
  • Black Press USA
  •         http://www.blackpressusa.com/
     
  • Black Issues in Higher Education
            http://www.blackissues.com/

     
  • Darnell's Black Radio Guide
  •         http://www.radioblack.com/
     
  • Asian Week
  •         http://www.asianweek.com/
     
  • Deaf Today
  •         http://www.deaftoday.com/
     
  • Queer Information Network's Publication Guide
        
        http://manifestonews.org/QIN/publications/index.html

     
  • Washington Blade
  •         http://www.washblade.com/
     
  • The Advocate
  •         http://www.advocate.com/
     
  • Yahoo!'s Planet Out News
            http://dailynews.yahoo.com/headlines/community/planet_out/

     
  • Latino Beat
  •         http://www.latinobeat.net/
       
  • Islam Online
            http://www.islam-online.net/english/index.shtml

       
  • Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
            http://www.jewishjournal.com/

     
  • Saigon Bao (Directory of Online Vietnamanese Newspapers)        http://www.saigonbao.com/
  • Traffic
  • SFGate: Live Traffic
  •         http://www.sfgate.com/traffic/
     
  • Bay Area Traffic Report (from BayInsider.com)        http://www.bayinsider.com/autos/traffic/
     
  • California Highway Information
  •         http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/
    Weather
  • California Weather
  •         http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/Monterey/
     
  • San Francisco Bay Area Weather Page
            http://www.weatherpages.com/bayarea/
     
  • BayInsider's Weather Page
  •         http://www.bayinsider.com/weather/index.html
     
  • National Weather Service Home Page
  •         http://www.nws.noaa.gov/
     
  • Weather Underground
            http://www.wunderground.com/
     
  • The Weather Channel's Home Page
  •         http://www.weather.com/

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