Italicized links open a new window to an external site
If you want topical information for use in lessons or assignments, you are bound to find it at one or more of the sites below.
The stories contain features especially useful for learners. With the click of a button, problematic words are shown with links to their Merriam-Webster definitions. Likewise with another click, geographic names are shown with links to their Merriam-Webster Atlas entries.
MSNBC has also set up a Pencil Village site.
Kids' POST from the Washington Post
The University of Wisconsin provides this site for those interested in exploring the "science behind the news". Posting a new topic about once a week, the editors present relevant information in a readily accessible style. Their archives are organized by discipline for easy access to stories you'll want to read and share.
This site belongs to the American Journalism Review. From it, you can get to online newspapers, magazines, TV and Radio networks and stations throughout North America and around the world.
Associated Press breaking news
from the New York Times
This site requires a free registration with The New York Times for admittance. Once you've registered, and allowed it to save your username and password to your cookie file, it opens transparently when you click it. The site is updated every 10 minutes.
The following sites offer Real broadcasts in addition to written articles
This site requires a free registration for admittance. Once you've registered, and allowed it to save your username and password to your cookie file, it opens transparently when you click it.
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