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Current News Sources Print Page

Online Resources: Local & Statewide

  • Flint Journal
    1995-present. Content free to UM-Flint users. Includes 8 suburban weekly titles. Recent issues & microfilm available 1935-present.
  • MLive Newspaper Archives
    Links to fee-based archives of these Michigan newspapers: Ann Arbor News, Bay City Times, Flint Journal, Grand Rapids Press, Jackson Citizen Patriot, Kalamazoo Gazette, Muskegon Chronicle, and Saginaw News.

    Before using this fee-based service, check Journal Finder to see if the newspaper you are looking for is available to you free at the Thompson Library, or consult a librarian for guidance.
  • Detroit Free Press website
  • Detroit News website

Current News Sources Online: National

  • ABI/INFORM Dateline
    Coverage varies by title; 1985-present. Local & regional news coverage of corporations, private companies, local start-ups, executive profiles, marketing, finance, industries, local markets, etc. From major business tabloids, magazines, newspapers, wire services, & others.
  • Access NewspaperARCHIVE  
    Database of mainly English-language historical newspapers starting from 1607 and going to the present.
  • Access World News
    Newspapers from Michigan, the United States, and worldwide. Michigan publications include: Detroit News (1/1/1999-present), Flint Journal (includes 8 weekly titles) (1995-present), and several others.
  • CQ Researcher Plus Archive
    1923-present. In-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist, and contains an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
  • Google News Archive
    Searches content from a number of sources, including both partner content digitized by Google through their News Archive Partner Program and online archival materials that they've crawled. Search results can include content that is freely accessible as well as content that requires a fee: be sure to check Journal Finder to see if the Thompson Library provides access to a source before paying a fee for it. Articles related to a single story within a given time period are grouped together to allow users to see a broad perspective on the topics they are searching. In addition to seeing results ranked by relevancy, users can also see a historical overview of the results by browsing an automatically generated timeline.
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
    A collection of full text newspapers from around the country and the world.
  • Issues & Controversies
    Full text of balanced, accurate discussions of over 250 controversial topics in the news supplemented with chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, contact information, and bibliographies including primary source documents and news editorials. Covers 1995-present.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Newspapers & Wires; TV & Radio Transcripts; Foreign Language News; College & University News; Business & Industry News; Federal & State Cases; Shepard's Citations; Landmark Cases; Supreme Court Briefs; Federal Statutes, Codes & Regulations; State Statutes, Codes & Regulations; Law Reviews; Legal Reference; Patents; Tax Law; Canadian Cases; Canadian Legislation; EU, Commonwealth, & Other Nations; Canadian Law Journals; Company Dossier; Dossier Create a Company List; Dossier - Compare Companies; Company Profiles; SEC Filings; Accounting; Environmental Studies; Health & Medical Care; Government & Politics; People; Consumer Information.
  • New York Times
  • ProQuest Newsstand
    1977-present (varies by title). Full text of issues from recent decades of 1,300+ English-language newspapers from across the U.S. and around the world, including Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Jerusalem Post, Los Angeles Times, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), & many others.
  • Readers' Guide Full Text Mega
    1983-present. Business, consumer affairs, current events, education, fashion, fine arts, health & nutrition, sports.

Current News Sources Online: Worldwide

  • ABYZ News Links
    International directory of newspapers and news media.
  • Access World News
    Newspapers from Michigan, the United States, and worldwide. Michigan publications include: Detroit News (1/1/1999-present), Flint Journal (includes 8 weekly titles) (1995-present), and several others.
  • BBC Articles
    Articles from newspapers & wire services around the globe. Dates of coverage vary; usually late 1990s or early 2000s to present.
  • BBC News
  • World News Connection
    1990s-present (varies by title). CIA-sponsored translations of local news sources from around the world, including newspapers, radio and television broadcasts, etc. Searchable by keyword, region of the world, and date. Provides the full-text in English.

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