The Examination, A non-profit news site which has received financial support from Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Pulitzer Center and aims to provide access to investigative reporting on tobacco industry, pollution, big pharma and health.
Liberating histories website expands with periodicals guide. This site highlights feminist magazine titles written by and for women during 1970s-1990s. The project is led by Dr Victoria Bazin (Principal Investigator), Dr Melanie Waters (Co-Investigator), Professor Kaitlynn Mendes (Co-Investigator) and Dr Eleanor Careless (Postdoctoral Research Fellow), in partnership with Women’s Library@LSE.It now has a a feminist […]
Project Oasis Europe A year-long project to map the extent nature and impact of independent news outlets in over 40 European nations. The website has a report and directory of outlets. Supported by the European Journalism Centre.
Latest new exhibition from Europeana It forms part of the the project Europeana Subtitled, which aims to increase the use of audio-visual media heritage by both professional and non-professional audiences. It includes examples of propaganda cinema and nationalist newspapers from 20th Century Europe. Sections include: radio broadcasting in West Berlin; propaganda in the 1967-1974 Greek dictatorship; the 1990s in Slovenia. […]
BBC rewind The Rewind archive contains tens of thousands of individual clips from the BBC’s news and current affairs output from across the UK, including both regional and national programmes, from the late 1940s to 2021. Nationwide, 24 Hours, Tonight, Midweek, Everyman, Monitor, Man Alive, Newsnight, Countryfile and The One Show are covered. Short clips […]
Free to download. Get the full title list with dates of coverage and see a map visualizing the areas of the world they cover. There are 36,253 newspaper titles from 193 countries and territories, in 88 languages.
The World Press Freedom Index from RSF assesses the state of press freedom 180 nations worldwide, providing rankings and allowing comparisons over time. It covers political, legal, economic and cultural freedom issues.Methodology is provided on the website.
A historic database of advertisements from Woman’s Exponent newspaper from 1872-1914, made available free online from Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library and Utah Digital Newspapers. It is possible to browse by date or industry. Includes many contemporary ads targeted at a female audience including clothes, fashion, education, and travel.
Find out who owns what. Compiled by the Future of Media Project the index details the 176 parent companies of daily news outlets. The emerging non-profit media and donors Index lists 231 non-profit news outlets and who funds them; and an index of the seven owners of daily newspapers is categorized by state.
Bangani, S. (2021) ‘The Fake News Wave: Academic Libraries’ Battle Against Misinformation During COVID-19′, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 47(5). From Stellenbosch University Library & Information Service, South Africa, this inspiring example considers the extent of fake news and misinformation in African contexts and the ways libraries have been helping to combat it.