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View Resource The Institute of War & Peace Reporting (IWPR)

Based in London, this independent media group focuses on the Balkans, the Caucasus, and other areas in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. IWPR "aims to inform the international debate on conflict and provides training and a platform for independent media and other democratic voices." To that end, the Institute offers a host of news, publications, and special reports that are invaluable...

https://iwpr.net/
View Resource Environmental Media Services (EMS)

Environmental Media Services (EMS) is a nonprofit communications clearinghouse committed to the expansion of media coverage on critical environmental and public health issues. True to their mission, EMS staff "build relationships with top scientists, physicians, and other experts to bring journalists the latest and most credible information." EMS's modest homepage is free of clutter but full of...

http://www.ems.org/
View Resource Mathematical Digest

From e-MATH, the Website of the American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Digest provides short summaries of news articles about mathematics (or mathematicians) that have appeared in the popular press. As some articles have a distinctly popular flavor, content will also be of interest to those curious about the culture's (and the media's) perception of math. The table of contents features...

http://www.ams.org/publicoutreach/math-in-the-media/mathdige...
View Resource NCBI Coffee Break

The National Center for Biotechnology Information Coffee Break is a biweekly series of short reports on recent biomedical discoveries. "Each report is about 400 words, and is usually based on a discovery reported in one or more articles from the recently published peer-reviewed literature." Each report incorporates interactive tutorials, figures, and links to related sources for more information....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Coffeebreak/
View Resource UN Wire

Provided by the UN Foundation, UN Wire is a new "daily news summary covering the United Nations, global affairs and key international issues." Users interested in the UN or global affairs will find UN Wire an excellent resource for quick, concise accounts of the day's major stories. Each day, UN Wire covers issues such as UN Affairs; Health; Women, Children, and Population; Environment; Trade;...

https://www2.smartbrief.com/signupSystem/subscribe.action?pa...
View Resource HeadlineSpot.com: US Newspapers Online News Headlines, World News, Current Events

The latest creation of StartSpot Mediaworks (see the October 6, 2000 _Scout Report) is a portal to thousands of online news resources. These are indexed by media type (headlines, newswires, newspapers, television, etc.), region, subject, and opinion sections. Links to the top news of the day and headlines are also offered on the main page, sorted by media type and subject, with a frequently...

http://www.headlinespot.com/
View Resource Blogdex

This is a fun stop for those who want to keep up on the Web's ever-changing zeitgeist. A project of MIT's Media Laboratory, Blogdex lists the most referred-to sites in Weblog world. That is, Blogdex has a crawler that keeps track of what sites Weblogs are linking to and gives a list of the most popular. Clicking on the who? link brings up the Weblogs that linked to the site in question. Users...

https://nimbus.mako.cc/login
View Resource K.I.D.S. Report: Famous Americans

The first K.I.D.S. Report of the 1997/98 school year is available. Produced by fifth grade students at John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Madison, Wisconsin, it is entitled Famous Americans, and annotates sites for such luminaries as Jesse Owens, Lucille Ball, and the Grolier Encyclopedia American Presidents resource, among others.

http://oldweb.madison.k12.wi.us/tnl/detectives/kids/KIDS-970...
View Resource CRAYON: Create Your Own Newspaper: Your Personalized Internet News Service

CRAYON is the web site that helps you to create your own online newspaper. Follow the CRAYON directions and voila you are a publisher. There are also links to an extensive listing number of excellent online publications concerning such topics as business, technology, entertainment, sports, comics, nation, weather, and worldwide web.

http://crayon.net/
View Resource Orion

Since its inception in 1982, the Orion magazine has had a primary concern with reconnecting human culture with the natural world and "engaging the heart and mind". During the past few decades, Orion has published the work of a number of new voices, along with such established writers as Barry Lopez and David Quammen. First-time visitors to the site will enjoy perusing the online archive, which...

https://orionmagazine.org/
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