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Comparative Study of Genocide: News

Selected North American and UK Commonwealth News

Access World News. News from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources. Offers strong regional coverage for California.

Alt-Press Watch (APW). Alternative, radical, and independent magazines, newspapers, and journals in North America. 

The Economist. General interest news source about current trends in business, politics and economics worldwide. See also the Economist Historical Archive with issues of the Economist from 1843 to recent years.

Ethnic News Watch (ENWH). Interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.

Factiva. General and business news from sources in 22 languages, including local, national and international news. Includes The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and Dow Jones.

Financial Times.  From January 1998 to present.  UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff are eligible for free subscriptions to Enter your email address at the sign-in page, then choose "SSO Sign-in."  For historical access see the Financial Times Historical Archive which has the Financial Times from 1888 to recent years.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Includes radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information from non-English sources around the world, from 1941-1996. 

Meet the Press.  Includes the full surviving run of this institution of American broadcast journalism from the premiere in 1947 to 2013, with thousands of interviews, panels, and debates

New York Times.  Full-text coverage of the New York Times. For Historical issues see Historical Newspapers (ProQuest).

New York Times (Student Access). UCB students can have free subscriptions to the NY Times website while enrolled at UCB. UCB staff and faculty are not included. Please read the "more" link for additional description and account set up instructions.

Nexis Uni. Full-text source for current affairs, legal information and news appearing in newspapers, journals, newsletters, broadcast transcripts, reference works and other documents.

Wall Street Journal (Student, Faculty and Staff Access)."The Office of the ASUC Executive Vice President and the the Graduate Assembly provide free subscriptions to the WSJ website for all UCB students, faculty and staff. To activate your WSJ membership visit and create an account using your Berkeley email address.

Selected News from Other Countries and World Regions

All Africa.Com. Contains over 700,000 articles from 120 news publications throughout Africa. 

Africa-Wide Information. Database covering journals, magazines, newspapers, broadcasts, and more on Africa including politics, history, economics, literature, music and natural sciences

Arab News Database. Provides full text access to the news from 65 renowned Arabic dailies and weeklies in over 20 countries, from 1970s to present.

Asahi Kikuzo II. A full text database of Asahi Shinbun, one of the two major newspapers in Japan, from the inaugural issue in 1879 to present. 

Factiva. General and business news and information from sources in 22 languages, including local, national and international newspapers, business magazines, trade publications, and wires.

International Newsstream. Articles from hundreds of newspapers worldwide, plus reports from media monitoring organizations which include broadcast and wire service content.

International Coalition of Newspapers.  A database of more than 20,000 newspaper titles from over 150 countries dating back over 350 years. A useful source for identifying the titles of newspapers from a region during a given time period.

ISLA Information Services. Comprehensive overview of U.S. and British media coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Japan Times Archives. Offers access to nearly 500,000 pages of English-language articles published in the Japan Times newspaper since the first issue in March 1897. [1897-2014].

Latin America Advisor. Online news service published by the Inter-American Dialogue.

Radio Free Europe. Free news source (with archives) covering Russia, Transcaucases, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

The Times of India. Historical newspaper on colonialism and post-colonialism, British and world history, class and gender,international relations, comparative religion, economics and more.

Wise News. Hundreds of newspapers from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other Asian countries. In Chinese and English. Limited to five simultaneous users.

UDNData. A newspaper database of the United Daily News Group, the largest news group in Taiwan. Provides current, full-text articles for seven Chinese newspapers in Taiwan