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News Sources

Learn how to find newspapers and other news sources

News sources

What you can learn from this guide:

  • How to find mass media news sources (newspapers, news program broadcasts and transcripts).
  • How to find a specific news article or search for news articles on a particular topic.
  • How to find news from social media sources (such as Twitter).
  • How to evaluate news sources.

Want to browse newspapers?

UOW Library holds a subscription to most major Australian newspapers. Access is available to staff and students via the Library's two main news databases. This means you can read news articles from the major news outlets which are often behind a paywall on their websites. Please note that images, such as photos and graphs etc., are not included in these particular databases.

The ‘News Sources’ guide is a great place to get started for finding specific articles or conducting news-related research. If you want to access the full text of recently published news stories, try the following list: