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Resources on Global Perspectives

This guide has been developed to assist with research that is global or international in scope.

Today's Newspaper Front Pages from Around the Globe

Social Media as a News Source

"Global Voices is a community of more than 700 authors and 600 translators around the world who work together to bring reports from blogs and citizen media everywhere, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media". Global Voices is sponsored by funders such as the MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Open Society Institute, Media Development Investment Fund, Omidyar Network, and The Berkman Center. For more information about Global Voices, read their About page.

News Databases Provided by OSU Libraries

Newspaper Sources 

Lexis Nexis 

The most comprehensive index to newspaper and magazine articles and archives, radio and TV news program transcripts, legal material and other reference sources. Primarily focused on news, business, and legal topics.

Alternative Press Index 

Indexes journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. API covers theories and practices of socialism and revolution along with the topics of ecology, democracy and anarchism, feminism and organized labor, indigenous peoples, and gays/lesbians.


Regional News Aggregators

AllAfrica aggregates and indexes content from 130 African news organizations and 200 other sources.

Click on a country and then use the navigation bar (pictured in the screenshot below) to find top headlines or individual news sources in that particular country.

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eufeeds aggregates the top stories for European countries. Use the flags along the top of the page to choose your country.


Newspaper Map

Find and translate (using Google Translate) the world's newspapers in Newspaper Map.