Tag: journalism

Introducing: 19th Century US Newspapers

Browse newspaper titles by state or place of publication or find articles from across all the available newspapers by searching for where your search terms appear in the full-text of scanned images of every article, feature and illustration for hundreds of 19th century

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All about newspapers

www.independent.co.uk With the news that the Independent and the Independent on Sunday is to close down, it has prompted the British Library to publish a very interesting blog about the future of the newspaper.  Read it here: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/thenewsroom/2016/02/from-print-to-digital.html    

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New resource: Nineteenth Century US Newspapers

We are pleased to offer a new US newspaper archive that offers various ways to search and browse US newspaper titles as far back as 1800, including African-American newspapers as well as titles that pre-date a state’s admission into the Union.  Titles covered include Afro-American (Baltimore),

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Newspaper archives trial available until 31 December 2015

We are pleased to announce trial access to two new newspaper archives until 31 December 2015.  The links below give you access on campus. If you want to use them off-campus, you will need to use the Web Proxy Service.

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UKPressOnline unveil preview of new interface

UKPressOnline is offering a preview of its new interface, coming soon.  Compare the two side by side and see how it has improved: New look UKPressOnline – preview (coming soon) UK PressOnline as it looks today (at time of writing)  

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New e-resources for you this Spring – newspapers

We have bought lots of new e-resources for you this Spring and wanted to introduce them to you a few at a time. A full list is included on the Library news page if you are keen to get started using them

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Extra, extra – read all about it!

Newspapers document events and social trends, forming valuable sources of contemporary and historical opinion as well as a record of journalism styles and traditions over time.  Our media collections have been recently expanded, so it is well worth taking a

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Churnalism

Churnalism is a term used to describe an article which is published as journalism but is in fact a cut and paste of a press release. Churnalism.com lets you paste text from a press release and then see which news organisation have

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The Onion

And finally on this week’s theme we have The Onion, a site that received a Peabody Award for “providing ersatz news that has a worrisome ring of truth”. http://www.theonion.com

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Wikileaks

In a similar vein, this can be a helpful site: http://wikileaks.org/wiki/Wikileaks To be handled with care.

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