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Last Update: November 3, 1999

THE NET IS BUSTIN' OUT with thousands of newspaper, magazines, wire services, news agencies and broadcast news sources. The choices for the reader can be overwhelming. The Internet Prospector helps cut to the chase with reviews and links to leading resources.

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CONTENTS
News-Only Search Engines

Business News
Searchable Archives
(United States)
Meta-indices & Foreign News Fundraising News
Filters & Clipping Services
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NEWS-ONLY SEARCH ENGINES
Excite! News
Current stories from more than 300 sources.
http://nt.excite.com
NewsLink
Universal search prompt to select and search news-only search engines.
http://www.newslink.org/search.html
NewsPage
Browse or search abstracts from 630 news sources
http://www.newspage.com
Northern Light
Indexes news from 70 news sources, including wires and niche publications
http://www.northernlight.com/news.html
TotalNEWS
Contantly updated news-only search engine
http://www.totalnews.com/
BUSINESS NEWS
American City Business Journals
Searchable metropolitan business newspapers in 35 markets
http://www.amcity.com

Business Week
Weekly business news. Tables of contents of past issues are also available, with some links to the full-text articles.
http://www.businessweek.com/search.htm

BusinessWire
Searchable company press releases. Includes selected corporate profiles and related URLs.
http://www.businesswire.com/cnn

Canada NewsWire
Searchable company press releases.
http://www.newswire.ca

CNNfn HotStories
Search CNN's Financial Network, including stories on the economy, companies, corporate deals and stock quotes.
http://cnnfn.com/resources/search/

Forbes.Com
Summary stories from Forbes Magazine, Forbes FYI and Forbes ASAP. Includes America's Top-400 richest list and America's Top Paid Executives. Searchable.
http://www.forbes.com/tool/html/search.htm

Fortune
Daily market and business news. Includes Fortune 500 and Global 500 lists for largest industrial and service companies. Searchable.
http://pathfinder.com/fortune

Hispanic Business Magazine
http://www.hispanstar.com/

Pressline
More than 20,000 searchable corporate press releases.
http://www.pressline.com

PR NewsWire/ Hispanic Page
Search company name in full-text press releases from hundreds of public and private corporations.
http://www.prnewswire.com

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SEARCHABLE ARCHIVES (United States)
Researchers, note that links below, when available,
launch directly to the news provider's archives and search engine.
ABCNEWS.com/
Includes 24-hour news ticker, business and 
biographies news sections. Receive email news 
updates.
http://search.abcnews.go.com/index.html

Black Voices News
National and international stories updated daily. 
Selected articles from the black community. 
Searchable archives to July 1997.
http://www.blackvoices.com/news/

Boston Globe
Keyword search of past seven issues or from 
15 years of archives.
http://www.globe.com/search.htm

Chicago Tribune
Award-winning Internet site. Search contents of 
morning print edition or archives to '85. Full-text 
archives is fee-based.
http://www.chicago.tribune.com/tools/search/
archives/archives.htm

Christian Science Monitor
Search archives back to 1980. Full-text retrieval will cost you.
http://www.csmonitor.com/

CNN Interactive / en español
Continously updated, 24-hr news coverage
http://cnn.com/SEARCH/

Court TV Online
Definitive source for news and background on notable trials.
http://www.courttv.com/Architext/AT-allquery.html

Drudge Report
Political news (gossip?) by  controversial Matt Drudge, links to wire services, syndicated columnists and major news sources. Search AP wire news.
http://www.drudgereport.com/

Footage.net
Footage.net claims its search engine indexes millions of images and news footage from the combined databases of worldwide collections.
http://footage.net

Fox News
Searchable TV news channel updated around the clock.
http://www.foxnews.com/

Hispanic Magazine
Texas-based source for business news, personality and entreprenural profiles.
http://www.hisp.com/Excite/query.html

Houston Chronicle Interactive
Search selected articles from the Chronicle's print version since June '95. Extensive, but free registration required.
http://www.chron.com/content/search/index.html

Las Vegas Sun
Seems like everyone is moving to Vegas. Search archives from 1997.
http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/search

Los Angeles Times
Build a user profile, with up to 10 saved 
searches. Search archives to 1990 with free 
citation abstracts. Full-text retrieval is fee-
based. Free registration required.
http://www.latimes.com/bin/login?Tag=/
&URI=/HOME/HUNTER/

Miami Herald / en español
Worldwide news coverage with special 
emphasis upon the Americas. Search archives 
from 1982 to present for free. Includes 
headlines and about the first 100 words of each article. Full-text is fee based.
http://newslibrary.infi.net/hl/

MSNBC News.com
Breaking news, as well as in-depth reporting, 
personalized news pages and news alerts fed to 
your computer.
http://www.msnbc.com/find.asp

News.com
News from C/Net, one of the Web's best sites 
for technology news.
http://news.com/Searching/Entry/0,17,,00.
html?st.ne.nav.advsearch.idx

New York Times
Search current issue for free. Fee-based 
365-day archive.
http://www.nytimes.com/search/daily/

Pathfinder
Search Fortune, Money, Time and People 
magazines.
http://pathfinder.com/search/altavista

San Francisco Chronicle/Examiner
Searchable back to January 1995.
http://www.sfgate.com/wais/search/
arch-pro.html

Seattle Times
Search archives from February '96.
http://archives.seattletimes.com/web

SiliconValley.com
Breaking technology news, tools,
special reports, such as CEO compensation
http://www.sjmercury.com/svtech/

USA Today
Search past six isuues, updated hourly.
http://167.8.29.8/plweb-cgi/ixacct.pl

Vanderbilt Television News Archive
World's largest television news archive, with content indexed from 1968.
http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/search.html

Washington Post
Search stories from past two weeks and 
browse the POST 200, a database profiling 
the regions top 200 companies.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/
searches/mainsrch.htm

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META-INDICES AND FOREIGN NEWS DIRECTORIES
Meta-Indices
1st Headline News
Start your morning with 1stHeadlines to quickly scan national and international news from a multitude of sources updated every 15 mins.
http://1stheadlines.com/

All Worldwide News Online
Comprehensive indexing of world newspapers
http://www.worldwidenews.com/

American Journalism Review
Worldwide media directory, including  4,925 newspaper links.
http://ajr.newslink.org/

The Broadcasting Link
International and European broadcasting links.
http://www.markovits.com/broadcasting/

Editor & Publisher
Search a worldwide directory of hyperlinks to more than 11,000 media outlets, including nearly 4,000 Web-based newspapers.
http://www.mediainfo.com

Metagrid
Unlinke many other metasite, allows look-up by subject.
 http://www.metagrid.com/

Ultimate Collection of News Links
Features 10,000 Web sites
http://pppp.net/links/news/

     
Foreign News Directories
Kiosken International News Links
Worldwide newspaper links arranged by continent, then country
http://www.esperanto.se/kiosk/engindex.html

World News Radio Network
Listen to 25 international non-commercial stations.
http://www.wrn.org
 

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    FUNDRAISING NEWS
    (Editor's Description)
    Academe Today, Chronicle of Higher Education
    Includes philanthropy news. Search archives from September 1989. Free to Chronicle subscribers.
    http://chronicle.com
    Charity Village
    Focuses upon Canada's nonprofit industry.
    http://www.charityvillage.com/charityvillage
    Chronicle of Philanthropy
    http://philanthropy.com/
    NonProfit Times
    Monthly industry news.
    http://www.nptimes.com
    Planned Giving Web Letter
    Presents nonprofit gift planning issues and news.
    http://www.recer.com/news

    Philanthropy Digest
    The Foundation Center's news on key gifts and grantmakers. Searchable.
    http://fdncenter.org/pnd/current/index.html

    UK Fundraising
    News, fundraising online examples, Internet resources and more. Searchable.
    http://www.fundraising.co.uk

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    NEWS FILTERS AND CLIPPING SERVICES
    (Editor's Description)
    CReAte Your Own Newspaper (CRAYON) Select WWW news sources that are then brought together in your own "newspaper." Publish, bookmark and click away.
    http://crayon.net/

    New York Times Direct
    (Email news clipping service) 
    Free registration required.
    http://search.nytimes.com/partners/iib/services
    /info.cgi?service=iib

    Philadelphia Clipper
    (Email news clipping service)
    Receive custom news stories drawn from the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
    http://www.phillynews.com/programs/
    clipper/sign-up

    EntryPoint (formerly Pointcast)
    Direct news feed to your computer. Track selected corporations, receive breaking news stories and follow daily market activity.
    http://www.entrypoint.com/

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