Finding International News Sources

October 12, 2007 at 7:30 pm Leave a comment

Below are some sources for locating international news sources. Note that some sources include wires, some include translated materials, and others include foreign-language press.
LexisNexis

  • Includes newswires from international sources; some are in English (ex. Agence-France Presse); includes some foreign language newspapers. Does not support non-roman character searching. Does not include Russian, Chinese, or Arabic language newspapers.

Factiva

  • Includes both English and non-English newspapers and newswires. Covers more languages than LexisNexis.
  • Supports non-roman character searching
  • Search by Region (Country) to see all of the stories about that country/region; includes stories from all sources (English and non-English).
  • Search by Sources to identify and search sources from a specific region/country.
  • Be sure to change languages to ALL Languages if you want to pick up non-English. (The default is English.)

World News Connection

  • 1995-present
  • Offers translated and English language news and information that is provided to the National Technical Information Service by the Open Source Network (formerly Foreign Broadcast Information Service). Compiled from non-United States media sources, covers political, environmental, scientific, technical, and socioeconomic issues and events. Contains information derived from full-text and summaries of newspaper articles, conference proceedings, television and radio broadcasts, periodicals, and non-classified technical reports.

Access World News

  • Includes over 600+ U.S.news sources and 700+ international news sources—newspapers and wires.
  • English-only.
  • Provides a convenient map for browsing news sources from a country or region.

Kidon Media Link**FREE**

  • Links to online versions of newspapers around the world
  • Search by country.


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