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Guides for Finding and Navigating News Databases
Al Jazeera News
Al Jazeera, also known as Aljazeera and JSC, is a Qatari broadcaster owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network and headquartered in Doha, Qatar (Wikipedia).
International News Sources
Major World News Guides and Databases
Factiva Dow Jones
Factiva provides access to national and international news, business, health, and general information sources as well as several financial databases. Search over 32,000 sources in 28 languages from 200 countries.
Search national and international newspapers covering 1980 to today. LexisNexis Academic also includes U.S. Code and Federal Case Law, state codes and case law, and U.S. patents.
Newsbank Access World News
Search thousands of news sources from Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe/UK, Middle East, North America, and South America.
Foreign Language News and Newspapers, from the MIT Libraries
Find free online foreign language newspaper sites in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
World Newspapers Online
Search newspapers by region or country, local or national, language, and topic.
Search thousands of newspapers by country & region.
ipl2: Newspapers & Magazines
Search for magazines and newspapers from different regions and countries.
GDELT Event Database
"The Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT) is an initiative to construct a catalog of human societal-scale behavior and beliefs across all countries of the world over the last two centuries down to the city level globally, to make all of this data freely available for open research, and to provide daily updates to create the first 'realtime social sciences earth observatory.' " GDELT identifies events through a variety of international news sources - for more information, see GDELT's About page.
BBC World News
RSS feed of world news (BBC or otherwise)