Web Sites for Selecting a Topic:

Arts and Letters Daily http://www.artsandlettersdaily.com
Links to major newspapers (some require a login) and news network in the U.S. and overseas.

Documents in the News http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/docnewsnew.html
Use this site from University of Michigan to find some interesting topics of research

Web Sites useful when studying news bias:

Media Contacts & Addresses  http://www.mediaresearch.org/MediaAddresses/mediaaddresses.asp
    Useful listing of web addresses, Washington bureaus, and email contacts from MRC.

News Bias Explored  http://www.umich.edu/~newsbias/manifestations.html
    Guide for determining bias in news media from University of Michigan.  Created by UM students.

Who Owns What http://www.cjr.org/tools/owners/
    Take a look at the business side of media.  From the Columbia Journalism Review site,
    Columbia University, NY, NY.

* Use the library book: Magazines for Libraries, REF 001.34 KAT to see how experts in various fields & disciplines review specific magazines and newspapers.

Journalists:

Find a list of  conservative editorialists

Find a list of liberal editorialists

 

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