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Global Perspectives: Introduction: In the News


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Introduction to newspaper research

NEWS PORTAL: The Economist

A weekly magazine of world news, politics, economics, business & finance.  Click here for a full list of all the topics they cover.  

UWCSEA has a subscription vis the ProQuest database -- Click here to search current and past issues of The Economist.

The Conversation

Where news editors and academics come together to comment on world news -- in three editions:  UK, US, and Australia.  See, for example, articles on these topics:

Global Voices

Citizen media stories from around the world.

See, for example, their sections on RefugeesMigration & ImmigrationHuman Rights, Culture, and Religion.

Pew Research Center

A non-partisan fact tank based in the US.

See, for example, their section on Religion and their section on Global Issues.

NEWS PORTAL: New York Times

News Portal: BBC

See their page on the European Migrant Crisis or their Religion & Ethics page.


See their articles on the Refugee crisis.

Project Syndicate

A non-profit consortium of commentators on world news and issues.

See, for example, their section on Culture & Society.

Human Rights Watch

NEWS PORTAL: Google News