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Long-standing site dedicated to "discerning what is true and what is total nonsense". Find everything from news articles to social media posts to spam emails in their extensive collection of fact-checked articles.
A free self-directed course from the Poynter Institute's "News University". Designed for college students as a self-directed course or as a resource for classroom instructors, the approximately 90-minute course includes lessons on identifying reliable sources in fact-checking, debunking viral misinformation, and deciding whether a statement is really checkable.
NYTimes.com is a multi-platform news tool that provides full access to New York Times and International New York Times content, including breaking news, multimedia, reviews and opinion, blogs, videos and more. NYTimes.com is updated 24/7 with corresponding time stamps. From the home page, one can access more than 25 Times sections, including World, Politics, New York, Opinion, Business, Technology, Science, Sports, Arts, Fashion & Style, and Video.
The New York Times website gives access to historical New York Times issues, going back to their first issue in 1851. To use the Library's subscription, you must first set up your own account through the New York Times website. Instructions can be found at http://guides.kirkwood.edu/newspaper/databases#s-lg-box-wrapper-20244966 (copy and paste URL into browser)
The Wall Street Journal, also known as The Journal, is an American business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City. It is regarded as a newspaper of record, particularly in terms of business and financial news. Kirkwood users must create their own account to access, and must use their Kirkwood email. More directions available here: https://libanswers.kirkwood.edu/faq/328159
Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
The Farm, Field and Fireside Collection is a project of the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This collection is a repository of digital facsimiles of historic agricultural newspapers published in the United States. Users can print, download, or e-mail individual articles free of charge.
This online database contains more than 665,000 historical newspaper pages from Cedar Rapids. The full-page newspapers, dating back to 1857, are searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.