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Bay News 9 -- Politics

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LA Times -- Politics

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USA Today

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Newspapers & Wire Services

International Coverage of U.S. Political Landscape

Al Jazeera



The Guardian

About Wire Services

A wire service (or news agency) gathers news reports and sells them to subscribing news organizations (e.g. newspapers, magazines, TV/Cable broadcast networks).

AP Associated Press (U.S.)

Reuters (U.S.)

Media Research Center (MRC)

Media Research Center (MRC)

Since 1987, the Media Research Center (MRC) has been the nation’s premier media watchdog. We don’t endorse politicians and we don’t lobby for legislation. MRC’s sole mission is to expose and neutralize the propaganda arm of the Left: the national news media.

Fact Checkers

About Fact Checkers                                                    
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

"ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
The Pew Center is an incubator for civil journalism experiments that enable news organizations to create and refine better ways of reporting the news to re-engage people in public life.

Journalist's Resource




Boston Globe

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Miami Herald -- Politics

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Washington Post -- Post Politics

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Georgetown Internet Evaluation

Georgetown University:

Evaluating Internet Resources

Click the link above to access the content. Unlike similar information found in newspapers or television broadcasts, information available on the Internet is not regulated for quality or accuracy; therefore, it is particularly important for the individual Internet user to evaluate the resource or information. Keep in mind that almost anyone can publish anything they wish on the Web. It is often difficult to determine authorship of Web sources, and even if the author is listed, he or she may not always represent him or herself honestly, or he or she may represent opinions as fact. The responsibility is on the user to evaluate resources effectively. Remember to evaluate Wikipedia articles too; Evaluating Wikipedia gives some tips.

Political Cartoons

Political cartoons represent the saying "a picture is worth a thousand words." Check out this activity link to learn more about visual editorial content.

Christian Science Monitor -- Politics

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New York Times -- Politics

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Washington Times -- Politics

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Trust Levels for Media Outlets