Here are twenty news and opinion outlets in various formats and
representative of a wide spectrum of political positions. You will be
required to use this page to become and remain informed.
The NY Times is known as the "paper of record";. It presents news
from a left, liberal editorial perspective. It is famous for its
international coverage and features "in-depth" treatment of
science, education, art, etc. on different days of the week.
The Washington Post- This paper is most famous for breaking the
Watergate story during the Nixon era. Like the NY Times, it also
offers a liberal perspective on the news.
The Washington Times- This paper daily will give you the
Conservative or "right" viewpoint on newsworthy events
The New York Post- This daily newspaper presents news in with a
Conservative viewpoint. The format is commonly referred to
CBS News- Of the "big three" broadcast networks, news
from CBS most often offers a liberal take on the news.
FOX News-A 24HR cable news outlet presenting a conservative
MSNBC is the most liberal of the cable news sources.
National Review- A Conservative Opinion and News journal
founded by conservative writer William F. Buckley.
NRO National Review Online
US News and World Report- A moderate, or "middle-of-the-
road" weekly news magazine.
US News and World Report
PBS NewsHour- The Public Broadcasting System's TV news program in
online version. PBS is a quasi-governmental news outlet as it
receives some funding from tax subsidy and it offers a liberal
Frontpage Magazine- This opinion journal offers a very
conservative political view.
The Nation- This weekly opinion journal presents a hard left
Real Clear Politics is a digest site for various political
opinions, news, polling data, and predictions.
Real Clear Politics
The Drudge Report is a right-leaning hyper link to other
newsagencies and stories. Matt Drudge is a pioneer in internet
news and is credited with breaking the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal.
The Drudge Report
Politico is a left of center news and opinion clearinghouse site.
Bloomberg offers news from an economic market perspective.
Bloomberg News Service
The Wall Street Journal is the economic paper of record. Its
editorial page is decidedly conservative.
Wall Street Journal
The Economist is a weekly economic journal from the perspective
of european liberalism.
The New Republic is the historical journal of American
The New Republic
C-SPAN is the outlet for government procedural coverage
including: Congress, U.S. Supreme Court, Federal Agencies,
hearings, State legislative and executive actions, etc.
This source, IBD, is akin to the Wall Street Journal and is
relatively conservative in its editorial position.
Investors Business Daily
Cable News Network is the grandaddy of cable news outlets.
Originially run by Ted Turner, it is now owned by media giant
Newsmax is a conservative internet magazine.
The venerable Time magazine, now in its internet incarnation,
presents a left-of-center view of the news. it should be
considered as a liberal source.
Freepress tracks ownership of the various media outlets across
cable, internet, oublishing, entertainment, and broadcasting.
The news through a sports perspective.
The "other" definitive sports source.
"The" Times of London...say no more.
The British Broadcasting Corporation is the largest broadcast
news operation in the world. Its perspective is quite liberal.
For the Week of 11/21 thru 11/30: 1.Domestic News: The Penn State Scandal
2.International News: The Euro Zone Financial Crisis
The news topics were chosen by Period 7 and the Know-nothing Party is
responsible for creating the NEWs Bulletin Board outside our classroom. All
students are responsible for reading two articles on each news item. You
should choose four separate sources from this page to include: A)one liberal,
one conservative, one foreign, and one editorial/opinion or B)one
business/financial, one newspaper, one foreign press, and one sports
oriented. Choose your articles, print them, and bring them with you to class
beginning Tues. 11/22.