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News & Media

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Communications and Mass Media Collection From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more. (TEL)

 InfoTrac Newsstand InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day’s news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format. (TEL)

 National Newspaper Index  National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America’s top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. (TEL)


Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. (TEL)

 Pop Culture Collection This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals. (TEL)


 Popular Magazines Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries”. (TEL)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Nashville Tennessean (1812-1922)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.  Sourced from the collection of Tennessee State Library and Archives. Reproduced with permission.  (From outside the library, use Login ID: linebaughpl and password: 37130).


 Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

Area Newspapers
Daily News Journal
Knoxville News Sentinel
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Murfreesboro Post
Murfreesboro Pulse
Nashville Scene

Other Papers
New York Times
USA Today
Newspapers Online offers links to domestic and international papers.

Internet Sites:
National & International News Sources
Current Events/Public Affairs
Documents in the News – Identifies issues about government news headlines and gives further information.
Maps in the News – Has links to maps of places recently in the news.
Online Intelligence Project – Information on international topics.
Public Agenda Online – Information on current topics of interest.
Urban Legends Reference Pages – Provides a large collection of urban myths, arranged by subject.
Vanderbuilt Television News Archive – Text of network newscasts from 1968 to present – runs about 1 week behind.
World News Forecast – For any region of the world, the scheduled events which may shape the news.

News Services – National/International
BBC News – British news agency.
CNN – Online Cable Newsnetwork.
News from the Associated Press – Links to AP member newspapers and broadcasters.
NPR Online – National Public Radio’s News.
Pacific Report – News service from countries in & around the Pacific Ocean.
Reuters – British news service.
United Press International – News service.

Newspapers – US Links
American Journalism Review – Links to newspapers, magazines, broadcast resources & online columns.
American Media Columnists – Over 500 American columnists.
Opinion-Pages – Editorials, opinions, & commentaries from English newspapers & magazines.
USA Today – National U.S. newspaper.

Newspapers – National/International
1st Headlines – News – News from 99 newspapers, broadcast & online sources.
Internet City Newsstand – Full text newspapers & magazines, including links to international newspapers.
Kidon Media-Link – Media links from around the world with every country having its own page.

News Search Engines
News Trawler
Tennessee Electronic Library – Online database of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles.

Television Media:
Cable Television Stations
A&E Arts & Entertainment Network
AMC American Movie Classics
AP Animal Planet
BET Black Entertainment Television
BRV Bravo
CNN Cable News Network
C-SPAN Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network
TOON Cartoon Network
MAX Cinemax
COM Comedy Central
CRT Court TV
DSC Discovery
DIS Disney
E! Entertainment
ESPN Eastern Sports Programming Network
FOOD or TVF Food Network
FOXAM Fox Sports World Spanish
FAM Fox Family Channel
FMC Fox Movie Channel
GAC Great American Country
GOLF Golf Channel
HALL Hallmark  Channel
HGTV Home & Garden Television
HIS History Channel
IFC Independent Film Channel

LIF Lifetime Television for Women
MTV Music Television

NIK & TVL Nickelodean & TVland
QVC Quality Value Convenience
SCI Sci-fi Channel
SHO & SHO2 Showtime & Showtime 2
SPVN Speedvision
SUN Sundance Channel
TBS TBS Superstation
TLC The Learning Channel
TMC The Movie Channel
TNT Turner Network Television
TRAV Travel Channel
TCM Turner Classic Movies
TV Guide TV Guide
UNI Univision Spanish
USA USA Network
WE Women’s Entertainment
TWC Weather Channel

National Television Stations

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