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Finding Real News

How to Find Real News

Use reputable news sources, wire services, and library databases to find real news. Remember, when in doubt, ask a librarian!

News Sources

bbc logo    BBC News             

LA Times logo       Los Angeles Times  

NYT logo     New York Times   

      Washington Post 

Wire Services and Press Agencies

  • Agence France-Presse

  • Associated Press

Library Databases

Searches a collection of more than 1000 newspapers.

Provides full text from 47 national and international newspapers as well as selective full text articles from 390 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full text television and radio news transcripts.

Provides full text coverage of national, international, and local news.

REQUIRES SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD AND PIN.

Provides full text of more than 300 U.S. and international news sources.

REQUIRES SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD AND PIN.

Searches a collection of 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages, many providing same day publication with a 60-day back file. Searchable by country, title, and date.

REQUIRES SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD AND PIN.

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