Useful Web Sites


SunSpot is an on-line resource from the Baltimore Sun's publishers.

Afro Americ@ is a source from the publishers of the Afro American newspaper. Limited backfile available from Ethnic NewsWatch.

Baltimore Business Journal has news of interest to the business community in Baltimore.

City Paper, another weekly.

Latest local weather conditions (at BWI airport) and forecasts from the National Weather Service.

Articles from the Daily Record can be accessed through Regional Business News. There's usually a delay of 3 days or so.

National News

The New York Times
has often been called "the paper of record". It may require you to register, but there is no fee.

The Washington Post has a two-week archive.

The Washington Times does not, but it has weekly features.

El Nuevo Herald, the Spanish language edition of The Miami Herald.

CNN interactive is also a part of Time-Warner.

ABC News is, ultimately, a product of the Walt Disney Company.

The ESPN Sports Zone contains updated scores and analysis.

Foreign news

African newspapers, from American Journalism Review's Newslink.

BBC World News also available in Arabic, SpanishRussian or Chinese.

The Daily Nation, from Kenya.

East African Standard, another Kenyan daily.

El Diario de Hoy , Salvadoran daily., Russian language internet-based news.

Jamaica Gleaner Kingston daily.

Trinidad & Tobago Guardian. Daily newspaper.

This Day. Nigerian daily.

Databases and indexes

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe: News. Newspapers, magazines, broadcast transcripts, and more.

Ethnic NewsWatchIndexes the English- and Spanish-language ethnic press, including the Baltimore Afro American.

Newslink from the American Journalism Review has links to both print and broadcast sites in the U.S. (mostly), and other sources.

Yahoo News links to major wire service reports and online newspapers.

Google News draws on sources from around the world, and tells you when they were posted.

Ebsco Academic Search Also has access to some newspapers and magazines.

Infotrac Expanded Academic ASAP Has access to some newspapers and magazines.

Proquest Indexes. Backfile of the Baltimore Sun. Also, access to other US newspapers' backfiles.