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Political Science Research Guide: News and Gov Info

Use this guide to begin your political science research.

News Resources

Here are some general news and newsmedia databases.

For a full listing of the Library's news resources, check the drop-down below.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service

The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) can provide you a wealth of information from foreign news sources.  The U.S. State Department ran the FBIS to translate foreign language newspapers, wires, and broadcasts into English.  FBIS only translated information relating to U.S. interests, and only distributed to the public a select amount of what was translated.

At UC Berkeley, we have 2 databases for locating FBIS documents:

Government Information

These resources will provide a wealth of information by and about the US and foreign governmernts, as well as NGOs.  Further resources are available here.

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