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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.

News-Only Search Engines

Business News
Searchable Archives
(United States)
Meta-indices & Foreign News Fundraising News
Filters & Clipping Services
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Excite! News
Current stories from more than 300 sources.
Universal search prompt to select and search news-only search engines.
Browse or search abstracts from 630 news sources
Northern Light
Indexes news from 70 news sources, including wires and niche publications
Contantly updated news-only search engine
American City Business Journals
Searchable metropolitan business newspapers in 35 markets

Business Week
Weekly business news. Tables of contents of past issues are also available, with some links to the full-text articles.

Searchable company press releases. Includes selected corporate profiles and related URLs.

Canada NewsWire
Searchable company press releases.

CNNfn HotStories
Search CNN's Financial Network, including stories on the economy, companies, corporate deals and stock quotes.

Summary stories from Forbes Magazine, Forbes FYI and Forbes ASAP. Includes America's Top-400 richest list and America's Top Paid Executives. Searchable.

Daily market and business news. Includes Fortune 500 and Global 500 lists for largest industrial and service companies. Searchable.

Hispanic Business Magazine

More than 20,000 searchable corporate press releases.

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

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Researchers, note that links below, when available,
launch directly to the news provider's archives and search engine.
Includes 24-hour news ticker, business and 
biographies news sections. Receive email news 

Black Voices News
National and international stories updated daily. 
Selected articles from the black community. 
Searchable archives to July 1997.

Boston Globe
Keyword search of past seven issues or from 
15 years of archives.

Chicago Tribune
Award-winning Internet site. Search contents of 
morning print edition or archives to '85. Full-text 
archives is fee-based.

Christian Science Monitor
Search archives back to 1980. Full-text retrieval will cost you.

CNN Interactive / en español
Continously updated, 24-hr news coverage

Court TV Online
Definitive source for news and background on notable trials.

Drudge Report
Political news (gossip?) by  controversial Matt Drudge, links to wire services, syndicated columnists and major news sources. Search AP wire news. claims its search engine indexes millions of images and news footage from the combined databases of worldwide collections.

Fox News
Searchable TV news channel updated around the clock.

Hispanic Magazine
Texas-based source for business news, personality and entreprenural profiles.

Houston Chronicle Interactive
Search selected articles from the Chronicle's print version since June '95. Extensive, but free registration required.

Las Vegas Sun
Seems like everyone is moving to Vegas. Search archives from 1997.

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.

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.

Breaking news, as well as in-depth reporting, 
personalized news pages and news alerts fed to 
your computer.
News from C/Net, one of the Web's best sites 
for technology news.,17,,00.

New York Times
Search current issue for free. Fee-based 
365-day archive.

Search Fortune, Money, Time and People 

San Francisco Chronicle/Examiner
Searchable back to January 1995.

Seattle Times
Search archives from February '96.
Breaking technology news, tools,
special reports, such as CEO compensation

USA Today
Search past six isuues, updated hourly.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive
World's largest television news archive, with content indexed from 1968.

Washington Post
Search stories from past two weeks and 
browse the POST 200, a database profiling 
the regions top 200 companies.

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1st Headline News
Start your morning with 1stHeadlines to quickly scan national and international news from a multitude of sources updated every 15 mins.

All Worldwide News Online
Comprehensive indexing of world newspapers

American Journalism Review
Worldwide media directory, including  4,925 newspaper links.

The Broadcasting Link
International and European broadcasting links.

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

Unlinke many other metasite, allows look-up by subject.

Ultimate Collection of News Links
Features 10,000 Web sites

Foreign News Directories
Kiosken International News Links
Worldwide newspaper links arranged by continent, then country

World News Radio Network
Listen to 25 international non-commercial stations.

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    Academe Today, Chronicle of Higher Education
    Includes philanthropy news. Search archives from September 1989. Free to Chronicle subscribers.
    Charity Village
    Focuses upon Canada's nonprofit industry.
    Chronicle of Philanthropy
    NonProfit Times
    Monthly industry news.
    Planned Giving Web Letter
    Presents nonprofit gift planning issues and news.

    Philanthropy Digest
    The Foundation Center's news on key gifts and grantmakers. Searchable.

    UK Fundraising
    News, fundraising online examples, Internet resources and more. Searchable.

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    CReAte Your Own Newspaper (CRAYON) Select WWW news sources that are then brought together in your own "newspaper." Publish, bookmark and click away.

    New York Times Direct
    (Email news clipping service) 
    Free registration required.

    Philadelphia Clipper
    (Email news clipping service)
    Receive custom news stories drawn from the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

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

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