For top level writing on world affairs, social policy, economics, politics, and more, try New York Times' Opinion Pages and the New York Times collection of blogs. Note: the New York Times limits free articles to five(5) per month. You still have unlimited access to the Times' blogs through News and Newspapers. For news blogs with a local flavor, try The AJC's blogs/columns.
For more news blogs, please visit the master list on the right side of this page.
Not every one loves reading news. If the front page makes your eyes glaze over and you can't wait to get to the features, there are blogs for you. Many blogs/columns cover specialized subjects. Of course, the New York Times hosts columns about public policy, foreign affairs, politics, and lifestyle topic, and both Curlie and Dotdash, publish on a variety of subjects. Remember the New York Times, only allows five(5) free articles per month without the aid of News and Newspapers.
Psychology Today offers an impressive array of
blogs on just about any mental health topic, while
the Sporting News features SN Social as a column on the right side of most of its pages.
For more sources of specialized blogs, please visit the master list on the right side of this page.
Wall Street Journal. Columnists and commentary abound in the menu below the title. The Wall Street Journal locks down most of its content. To break the blocks, search the Wall Street Journal via ProQuest. There is even a handout to teach you how step by step.
National Review Open the top menu for columnists an columns.
Sporting News Sporting News' blogs are now under Writers.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Accessible front page articles on the threat of nuclear war, dangers of artificial intelligence, climate change, and more.
Forbes' Op-Ed page. Forbes requires you to disable your ad blocker.
Library Journal Opnion.
Put Some Butter on It! A curated blog roll that includes plenty of credible if biased writing.
Google News brings full text headline articles and feature stories from newspapers, some magazines, wire services, and television stations to your computer screen.
You can search Google News just as you would Google, but choosing a category from the sidebar at the left about half way down the page brings better results. To search in a particular publication or for more complex searching, click on the small Advanced news search link near the top of the window.
To just browse interesting headlines, look in the Spotlight box on the right side of the window.
To follow major stories over time, click the green, See realtime coverage link beneath major articles that appear at the top of results.
Google News not only gives you additional relevant articles similar to the headline, but it also presents an analysis of similar stories showing the rate of coverage across several days. Google News sometimes also offers in-depth articles, opinion pieces, and/or foreign news, each in its own section as well.