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Recommended Databases and Subscription Magazines for News
AES database list (with passwords)
This is the complete list of databases available through the AES library. You can access this document if you are signed in to your AES account.
These databases will be very helpful if you're interested in current events. Use the link above if you need to know login/password information.
"Newsy is your source for concise, unbiased video news and analysis covering the top stories from around the world. With persistent curiosity and no agenda, we strive to fuel meaningful conversations by highlighting multiple sides of every story. Newsy delivers the news and perspective you need without the hype and bias common to many news sources."
Indian Newspaper Sites
These are links to the online versions of some popular newspapers in India. Visit the MSHS library to read the print versions.
BBC News - World
Use the search engine on this news site to find the information you need.
"Empowering youth literacy, reading fluency and global awareness through current events, books and movies."
Create an account and read news stories that are leveled by Lexile. MS students - login to your acocunt.
Newsela publishes daily news articles from leading publications like The Washington Post, Scientific American, etc. at 5 reading levels to drive gains in literacy.
A site that presents news from the right, left, and center perspectives.
This is a site that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to try to remove bias from the news.
Critical Media Project
"Critical Media Project (CMP) is a free media literacy web resource for educators and students (ages 8-21) that enhances young people’s critical thinking and empathy, and builds on their capacities to advocate for change around questions of identity."
Time has links to articles and short videos that give the background to some current events topics.
TweenTribune offers news from around the world. You can change the reading level of articles, search by grade level or lexile.
Want to know what news is big news right now? Newsmap takes the results from Google News and makes a visual representation of the numbers of stories on a topic. The bigger the box, the more stories. Compare the results between countries. Click on the box to read some of the stories about the event.
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