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Search for books and articles related to the subject you are interested in learning more about. Consider using a variety of terms such as development, specialized agencies, united nations, millennium development goals, etc.
World News Media Resources
Online Newspaper Resources
News resources can be very helpful and provide a good basis for your understanding of global issues. We frequently forget that these reports are written from a particular point of view. We have provided a number of sources for you to explore that include the New York Times, sometimes known as the paper of record for the United States, as well as various other resources from the U.S. and around the world.
The Christian Science Monitor
The Christian Science Monitor is a leading newspaper with an international focus. It tends to be a little different from other western news sources, providing in-depth coverage of events from an analytical and less-biased viewpoint.
Access World News
Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. Date coverage varies with individual newspaper
This is an independent web site that translates a wide variety of newspaper articles.
To search for general magazines and opinion journals, you might want to try EBSCO. These resources will lead you to a large number of resources, many with full-text. Some of the titles you will find here include U.S. News and World Report, Time, Newsweek, New Republic, National Review, Commentary, Nation, and the Economist.
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