December 2008 Archives

Space / NASA

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NASA Web site

NASA Earth image database
Thousands of pictures of earth and other research materials.

Space.com
Great research and interactive tools.

NASA: Apollo 8 Spaceflight Anniversary

Chicago Tribune: Apollo 8 Revisited

Smithsonian: The Apollo 8 Mission
Images, audio/video, facts, crew and mission summary.

Exploring the Moon: Apollo 8 Mission Quick Facts
Images, audio/video, facts, crew and mission summary.

Apollo 8 Video Search
YouTube video, images, etc.

International Environment Sites

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The Nature Conservancy
Search a database of GLOBAL environment news from this site created by a non-profit organization.

Society of Environmental Journalists

International Federation of Environmental Journalists

Journalism UK Science and Environment Page
Dozens of links to issues in Great Britain.

National Environment Research Council
Great Britain environmental foundation site.

NatureServe.org
Offers data, information on conservation issues, nature safety and global warming issues.

National Council for Science and Environment

USGS: Great Southern California ShakeOut
Download dozens of resources on earthquakes, including video interviews, animations, images and more.

The Salt Institute
A nonprofit salt industry trade association. Great resource for environment stories and public safety stories on winter road salt.

National Institute of Medicine
News, reports and experts in a number of medical areas, including obesity, aging, environment, diseases, global health, etc.

Form 990s/Charities

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Online Journalism Review's Tips on Using 990s

Guidestar.org
Probably the best site for digging up Form 990s.

National Charities Information Bureau
Probably the best site for digging up Form 990s.

Council of Better Business Bureaus' Wise Giving Alliance (Give.org)

Charity Navigator
Another good charity evaluation site. Allows you to search alphabetically and by region.

Philanthropy.com: Organizations that Evaluate Charities
Breaks down the issues they look at when evaluating charities.

MinistryWatch.com
Evaluates more than 500 religion-based charities.

Chronicle of Philanthropy

American Association of Fundraising Counsel

Center on Philanthropy
Resources from Indiana University.

Internet Nonprofit Center
Several tools for reporters covering nonprofits; good 990s database.

CharityWatch.org

Foundation Center
Tax forms and other documents about several charitable organizations.

Foundation Center: Top 100 U.S. Foundations by Asset Size
The 100 largest U.S. grant-making foundations ranked by the market value of their assets.

National Attorney Generals Association
This site has links to state attorney general's offices. Most attorney general sites, such as New York's have information on nonprofit organizations that make more than $150,000 a year.

National Freedom of Information Coalition

Urban Legends Research Center: Bogus Charities
An Australian site with great resources.

IRE/NICAR Nonprofits Database

IRE Form 990s Resource
It's tipsheet number 1317 in the archives.

National Center for Charitable Statistics
Database of 990 information from the IRS Master File.

Forbes: America's Most Philanthropic Corporations

Grantsmart.org
Deals more with foundations that are possible source of money for nonprofits.

Foundation Center

Council on Foundations

Philanthropy News Network

Hunger in America 2001
Claims to be the most comprehensive study of domestic hunger ever.

America's Second Harvest
Umbrella organization for the nation's food relief funds.

Feeding America: Food Bank Locator
Search by ZIP code or state.

Wildlife

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International Fund for Animal Welfare

BBC Wildlife Finder
"Watch the most amazing animals in the world."

The Humane Society of the United States
A database of shelters, press releases, statistics and backgrounders on animal cruelty.

National Geographic
The bible of environmental stories and photography.

All Species: Whole Earth Catalog
An attempt to name every plant, animal in microbe on earth.

Wildlife Conservation

The Audubon Society

World Wildlife Fund

Nature Journals
Links to stories and dozens of helpful research tools.

CNN's Nature News Page
Daily nature-related news from CNN.com.

Planet Save
Environmental news stories, a green-living portal.

National Geographic: Climb Mount Everest
A panoramic virtual tour of a climb.

ENature.com: Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Animal Planet's Web site

Recreation.gov
A government guide to parks.

PEER
Environmental and animal protection.

Joel Sartore's Wildlife and Enviornment Links

Wolftracker.com
Another great site by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore.

Global Relief
Site dedicated to saving forests.

National Outdoor Leadership School

Museum of Natural History
Several cool online exhibits.

Info - Encyclopedia and Reference Resource
Browse articles in all areas of topics within Earth & Environment, History, Literature & Arts, Health & Medicine, People, Philosophy & Religion, Places, Plants & Animals, Science & Technology, Social Science, Law, Sports, Everyday Life, and more. Includes Country Studies and North America Gazetteer.

EndangeredSpecie.com

Shark Attacks

National Wildlife Refuge Association

Wild Kingdom
A look back at the nature series.

ASCPA: Animal Land Site

Plant Information
Tips from the New York Botanical Garden. Staff members also answer e-mail.

Endangered Species

National Pest Management Association
Some good media informaiton on chemicals, etc.

Cockfighting Laws
From the Humane Society: A state by state listing of laws on cockfighting.

NatureServe.org
Offers data, information on conservation issues, nature safety and global warming issues.

National Aquarium in Baltimore
A good national site. Background, conservation tips, searchable site, events and programs, etc.

International News Sites

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Twitter Breaking News Channel

WatchingAmerica.com
Get perspective on what international journalists think of the United States. Links to articles from global news sites that write articles about the U.S. issues.

Washington Post.com World News Search
Enter country name in a database for news and Web links.

MiddleEastGuide.com
Provides helpful links to the web sites of all the media outlets in the Arab world, including newspapers, magazines, television, radio, etc.

NewspaperIndex.com
A directory of online newspapers, organized by country. Very helpful as a quick-reference tool.

British Broadcasting Corporation
Good resources and links for international news.

AllYouCanRead.com
A portal to global newspapers and magazines.

DailyEarth.com
A super global online news directory.

WorldNetDaily.com

World News Index

Kidon Global Media Links
One of the best collections of news sources from around the World (wires, newspapers, some broadcast). Sites can be sorted using several criteria including language and by country.

Mediachannel's International Biweekly Magazine

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News

NATO News.com
Tons of global news updates and helpful links.

Europemedia.net

International News Services in English
A free site that gives you newspapers from all over the world, written from different countries' perspectives.

International Publication Links
One of the best sites for international newspapers, magazines and trade papers.

Spanish Daily

Headlinespot.com

Newspaper Archives on the Web
A listing of archives from the Special Libraries Association.

Weekly Newspapers Online

E-newswires.com
A cool clearinghouse of trick sites.

1st Headlines
Searches current news headlines and can be refined by topic, country, breaking news.

MagPortal.com
Search hundreds of magazine titles.

Law.com Newswire
Updated several times a day with great stories.

Pandia Search Engine for News Sites

Total News
Links to dozens of daily news sites.

Atlantic Unbound
An expanded version of the Atlantic Monthly on the Web.

Lycos News

EmergencyNet News Today
Site monitors current and potential political, social an natural crises.

NewsHub
This site features major news sources as well as PR Newswire, EurekaAlert and E! Online.

Media News: Europe
EJC offers a "daily updated selection of the latest developments in European and International media." The news flashes are stored in the site's archives, which are searchable by keyword.

UN Wire
An independent news aggregator sponsored by the United Nations Foundation. It gathers all the U.N.-related news from around the world daily.

OutThereNews

Mediachannel's International Biweekly Magazine

Asia Times
Covers business, politics and social issues from all over Asia, with a global perspective.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News

Europemedia.net

International News Services in English
A free site that gives you newspapers from all over the world, written from different countries' perspectives.

NewsAhead (Free Sample, Full-Database Fee-Based)

BBC Monitoring: The Week Ahead

The Newspaper Society
Billed as "the voice of Great Britain's regional press."

Google News Australia

Google News Canada

Google News New Zealand

Google News United Kingdom

CannyLink Internet Guide: News Wires List
A great list of global news services.

The Toronto Star
Canada's largest daily newspaper online.

Jersalem Post
Jerusalem's English-speaking paper.

Al-Bawaba
Portal for 21 Middle Eastern countries.

AL Jazeera (English version)

Dawn.com
English language paper in Karachi, Pakistan.

An-Nahar
A daily in Beirut, Lebanon.

CyberEdition

Arabic News

Middle East Times (Cairo)

The Times of Central Asia

Khaleej Times

Afghan News Network

Turkish Daily News

Pakistan Daily Online

Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung
German and European Union news.

South China Morning Post
Best bet for Asian news.

Australian Newspapers on the Internet
The National Library of Australia site provides links to Australian newspapers on the Web.

Kyodo News Web
Japan's leading news agency remains independent of political and commercial interests. It's written in Japanese.

The Seoul Times
The "English newspaper for foreigners in Korea."

The Japan Times Online
The latest in news, sports, analysis and features from Japan and around the world.

Macedonian Press Agency
News from the Mediterreanean and the Balkans; select English-version.

Press Association News Centre
Headlines from Britain's top news agency.

Radio Prague
Daily radio covering news, business, and politics in the Czech Republic.

The Age
This Melbourne daily covers Australia's news and state of affairs.

The Electronic Herald
Track Great Britain's news and affairs through the Herald's in-depth online coverage.

Irish Times on the Web

The Globe and Mail
News summaries and highlights from Canada's leading newspaper.

The Guardian / The Observer
Special sections and articles from the British newspapers.

Mail & Guardian
Covers news and political affairs in South Africa.

NATO News.com
Tons of global news updates and helpful links.

MediaGuardian UK
Media briefings, press releases and more.

The Times of London

Rediff.com
India abroad.

Total News
Articles and news sources organized by topic.

PC Magazine's Top 100 Sites

QuickBrowse
A free Web site that helps you decide what newspaper sites you want to read. These are then downloaded in one very long browser window.

InfoBeat
Allows you to select customized news summaries and headline reports. Have them e-mailed to you at a specific time!

Wicked Local Blog: Community Newspapers

Institute for War and Peace Reporting Global Links
Links to hundreds of international media and press agencies.

States News Service
SNS provides Washington coverage for all the small newspapers of America.

Conservative News Service
Places emphasis on its political position.

OpinionJournal.com

ForeignAffairs.org
News stories and dozens of other resources.

NewsGuy.com
Something of an off-beat online news service.

Newsdirectory.com
Links to hundreds of newspapers.

Newschoice.com
List several small papers, many in California.

NewsUsa.com
Source for consumer feature news.

TIME Magazine Cover Search Database
In conjunction with the 80th anniversary of TIME magazine, all of the magazine's covers (around 4,200 of them) are now searchable and can be viewed individually as high-resolution 400x527 images. Some of the topic searches are listed below.

Newslink.org
Links to major newspaper Web sites.

NewsVoyager.com
Another newspaper links page.

Newzoid Parallel World Headlines
A bizarre site.

NewsForge
NewsForge is the Web site of record for the Open Source community and delivers deliver every relevant news article, commentary piece, product review and press release published about the open-source community. Readers can submit articles here, so use judgment when quoting any content.

ABYZ Newslinks Page
Choose by country, region, etc.

Top9.com Top 99 Newspapers and Links

Best of the Web Today
James Taranto's great Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal column features stories and resources.

NewsMax.com
A daily headlines page.

DebateUSA: News Resources
A great collection of links to news outlets, research and government sites.

Newsahead
A global news headlines site.


Daily News Sites and 9/11

USA Today

Boston Globe

CNN

CBS News

MSNBC

BBC

Online NewsHour

Frontline

NPR

Washington Post

Washington Post: Rebuilding a Fortress, Rebuilding a Life

Baku based Journalists' Trade Union (JuHI)
Contains materials about JuHI itself and different reports and news on media issues.

GuerrillaNews.com
Explore various global issues through this site, which provides links to articles, headlines, videos, and blogs.

International News and Resource Sites

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SAJA: Mumbai Attack Resources

British National Risk Register
Cabinet office assess threats to Great Britain, including flu, flooding, terrorist attacks, etc.

National Institute of Medicine: Global Health
Studies, breaking news stories and experts.

Able2Act
Delivers a range of global public records information, including biographies, organization profiles, company profiles, etc. Thousands of records are added each week.

MPassport.com
Access a database of more than 4,000 English-speaking doctors in 180 countries.

UK Parliament Research Site

WatchingAmerica.com
Get perspective on what international journalists think of the United States. Links to articles from global news sites that write articles about the U.S. issues.

Washington Post.com World News Search
Enter country name in a database for news and Web links.

MiddleEastGuide.com
Provides helpful links to the web sites of all the media outlets in the Arab world, including newspapers, magazines, television, radio, etc.

NewspaperIndex.com
A directory of online newspapers, organized by country. Very helpful as a quick-reference tool.

GuerrillaNews.com
Explore various global issues through this site, which provides links to articles, headlines, videos, and blogs.

British Broadcasting Corporation
Good resources and links for international news.

AllYouCanRead.com
A portal to global newspapers and magazines.

DailyEarth.com
A super global online news directory.

WorldNetDaily.com

World News Index

Kidon Global Media Links
One of the best collections of news sources from around the World (wires, newspapers, some broadcast). Sites can be sorted using several criteria including language and by country.

Mediachannel's International Biweekly Magazine

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News

NATO News.com
Tons of global news updates and helpful links.

Europemedia.net

International News Services in English
A free site that gives you newspapers from all over the world, written from different countries' perspectives.

International Publication Links
One of the best sites for international newspapers, magazines and trade papers.

Spanish Daily

Headlinespot.com

Newspaper Archives on the Web
A listing of archives from the Special Libraries Association.

Weekly Newspapers Online

E-newswires.com
A cool clearinghouse of trick sites.

1st Headlines
Searches current news headlines and can be refined by topic, country, breaking news.

MagPortal.com
Search hundreds of magazine titles.

Law.com Newswire
Updated several times a day with great stories.

Pandia Search Engine for News Sites

Total News
Links to dozens of daily news sites.

Atlantic Unbound
An expanded version of the Atlantic Monthly on the Web.

Lycos News

EmergencyNet News Today
Site monitors current and potential political, social an natural crises.

NewsHub
This site features major news sources as well as PR Newswire, EurekaAlert and E! Online.

Media News: Europe
EJC offers a "daily updated selection of the latest developments in European and International media." The news flashes are stored in the site's archives, which are searchable by keyword.

UN Wire
An independent news aggregator sponsored by the United Nations Foundation. It gathers all the U.N.-related news from around the world daily.

OutThereNews

Mediachannel's International Biweekly Magazine

Asia Times
Covers business, politics and social issues from all over Asia, with a global perspective.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News

Europemedia.net

International News Services in English
A free site that gives you newspapers from all over the world, written from different countries' perspectives.

NewsAhead (Free Sample, Full-Database Fee-Based)

BBC Monitoring: The Week Ahead

The Newspaper Society
Billed as "the voice of Great Britain's regional press."

Google News Australia

Google News Canada

Google News New Zealand

Google News United Kingdom

CannyLink Internet Guide: News Wires List
A great list of global news services.

The Toronto Star
Canada's largest daily newspaper online.

Jersalem Post
Jerusalem's English-speaking paper.

Al-Bawaba
Portal for 21 Middle Eastern countries.

AL Jazeera (English version)

Dawn.com
English language paper in Karachi, Pakistan.

An-Nahar
A daily in Beirut, Lebanon.

CyberEdition

Arabic News

Middle East Times (Cairo)

The Times of Central Asia

Khaleej Times

Afghan News Network

Turkish Daily News

Pakistan Daily Online

Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung
German and European Union news.

South China Morning Post
Best bet for Asian news.

Australian Newspapers on the Internet
The National Library of Australia site provides links to Australian newspapers on the Web.

Kyodo News Web
Japan's leading news agency remains independent of political and commercial interests. It's written in Japanese.

The Seoul Times
The "English newspaper for foreigners in Korea."

The Japan Times Online
The latest in news, sports, analysis and features from Japan and around the world.

Macedonian Press Agency
News from the Mediterreanean and the Balkans; select English-version.

Press Association News Centre
Headlines from Britain's top news agency.

Radio Prague
Daily radio covering news, business, and politics in the Czech Republic.

The Age
This Melbourne daily covers Australia's news and state of affairs.

The Electronic Herald
Track Great Britain's news and affairs through the Herald's in-depth online coverage.

Irish Times on the Web

The Globe and Mail
News summaries and highlights from Canada's leading newspaper.

The Guardian / The Observer
Special sections and articles from the British newspapers.

Mail & Guardian
Covers news and political affairs in South Africa.

NATO News.com
Tons of global news updates and helpful links.

MediaGuardian UK
Media briefings, press releases and more.

The Times of London

Rediff.com
India abroad.

Total News
Articles and news sources organized by topic.

PC Magazine's Top 100 Sites

QuickBrowse
A free Web site that helps you decide what newspaper sites you want to read. These are then downloaded in one very long browser window.

InfoBeat
Allows you to select customized news summaries and headline reports. Have them e-mailed to you at a specific time!

Wicked Local Blog: Community Newspapers

Institute for War and Peace Reporting Global Links
Links to hundreds of international media and press agencies.

States News Service
SNS provides Washington coverage for all the small newspapers of America.

Conservative News Service
Places emphasis on its political position.

OpinionJournal.com

ForeignAffairs.org
News stories and dozens of other resources.

NewsGuy.com
Something of an off-beat online news service.

Newsdirectory.com
Links to hundreds of newspapers.

Newschoice.com
List several small papers, many in California.

NewsUsa.com
Source for consumer feature news.

TIME Magazine Cover Search Database
In conjunction with the 80th anniversary of TIME magazine, all of the magazine's covers (around 4,200 of them) are now searchable and can be viewed individually as high-resolution 400x527 images. Some of the topic searches are listed below.

Newslink.org
Links to major newspaper Web sites.

NewsVoyager.com
Another newspaper links page.

Newzoid Parallel World Headlines
A bizarre site.

NewsForge
NewsForge is the Web site of record for the Open Source community and delivers deliver every relevant news article, commentary piece, product review and press release published about the open-source community. Readers can submit articles here, so use judgment when quoting any content.

ABYZ Newslinks Page
Choose by country, region, etc.

Top9.com Top 99 Newspapers and Links

Best of the Web Today
James Taranto's great Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal column features stories and resources.

NewsMax.com
A daily headlines page.

DebateUSA: News Resources
A great collection of links to news outlets, research and government sites.

Newsahead
A global news headlines site.


Daily News Sites and 9/11

USA Today

Boston Globe

CNN

CBS News

MSNBC

BBC

Online NewsHour

Frontline

NPR

Washington Post

Washington Post: Rebuilding a Fortress, Rebuilding a Life

Baku based Journalists' Trade Union (JuHI)
Contains materials about JuHI itself and different reports and news on media issues.

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