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.
Based on a global survey of 901 journalists from 125 countries, this new UNESCO study found 73% identifying as women said they had experienced online violence. Black, Indigenous, Jewish, Arab and lesbian women journalists participating in the survey and interviews said they experienced both the highest rates and the most severe impacts of online violence.
A report launched by the OECD this week Data based on the cross-national PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) surveys. Are students taught reading strategies for assessing the credibility of sources? Is socio-economic status significant?
The Ivy Plus web archive is creating a record of the evolution of Covid-19’s social impact since March 2020 by preserving snapshots of key websites from areas of the global south these include: Sites published by NGOs that focus on public health, humanitarian relief, education, etc. Sites published by artists. local regional language news sources. Blogs and […]
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Free access to an archive of millions of photos taken as far back as 1878. Some original black and white have been recoloured. The site is maintained by the owners of newspapers the Mirror and Express and it can be searched by time, date and location. Photos can also be shared. Free registration required. Check […]
GEM, a research project led by the University of Gothenberg, has culminated in an open-access book: Comparing Gender and Media Across the Globe: A cross-national study of the qualities, causes and consequences of gender equality in and through the news media.It covers the nature, causes and consequences of gender inequality. It also provides free access to several […]