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News and Information Resources Library Guide: Authoritative News & Information Sources

Call numbers for Books on Journalism and Communication: Where to Find Them in the Library

HF5415        Marketing, Social Media
HM               Sociology, Human
                   Communication Society
                   & Technology
PN4731-      The Press, Journalism

Journals, 1st floor Reading Room

Enjoy looking at some of our titles in print here in the library. In addition to all of the articles that you can find in the databases, here is a list of some of the Current Event, Activism and News related magazines that you'll find on display in the Reading Room on the first floor of Jannes Library.

Favorite Tech Hack

Scan pages from magazines & convert to easy-to-view PDFs on your phone.  Use Google Play or iTunes on your phone to find Genius Scan.

Genius Scan - PDF Scanner

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National, International and Local News

The New York Times - Established in 1851, the New York Times has the 2nd largest circulation in the United States.  The online version of this publication includes sections on international and national news, as well as science, arts, business, technology with multimedia and podcasts and more.

New York Times Group pass  Activate your digital access while on-campus by going to; then enjoy the full content of the NY Times for one year from any device at Some restrictions apply; see library staff with questions.

The Washington Post - The Washington Post is one of the leading daily newspapers in the United States.  It is distinguished for political reporting.

KCUR 89.3 - KCUR is a local Kansas City news outlet.  KCUR programming can be found on FM radio station 89.3 as well as online.  Content includes local reporting as well as content from NPR, National Public Radio.

The Chronicle of Higher Education - The Chronicle of Higher Education is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe.  Based in Washington, D.C., The Chronicle has more than 70 writers, editors, and international correspondents.  This is a subscription based publication offering some free content.  

Jannes Library has access to Full-Text from 1999 to the present with a 30 day delay through our database subscription with Academic Search Elite.


Fact-Checking Sites

These news organizations check for accuracy in political discourse. Use these sites to assess the validity of claims made in politics.

Journalism / Media Ethics

What do you know about the journalist or organization that produces a news article? Are they following a code of ethics? 

Studying the Media


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