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Communications Internet Resources

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This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Jennifer Barrera
Access Services - Office 109C
phone: 254-968-9248

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Communications subcategories:


American Communication Association - Great links concerning mass media, freedom of speech, debate, human rights, and other important issue


CBS News - Get the top stories, or access national, world, money, health, scitech, or showbiz news, as well as CBS news polls, bootcamp, untold stories, breeds apart or in the news kids.

Christian Science Monitor - The searchable archive covers issues from 1980-current.

CNN US News - The top US Stories from CNN.

Fox News - Top stories, updated 24 hours a day. Also access Fox news by topic: market wire, sports, health sci-tech, weather and more.

Environmental News Network - Get the latest in environmental news. Note: Part of the site, ENN Daily News - Subscriber Package is available to subscribers only.

Hollywood Reporter - Get the latest scoop on Hollywood.

MSNBC - News, sports, technology, markets, weather and more.

National Association of Broadcasters - Important information for broadcasters and those wanting to become broadcasters.

National Public Radio - Listen to NPR broadcasts in RealAudio.

Online Newshour - The news from PBS. Also of interest are: The Author's Corner, Campaigns Under Scrutiny, Past Programs, Essays & Dialogs, Shields & Gigot, Forums and the Daily News Summary in RealAudio.

USA Today - The online version of the paper, updated throughout the day, or access news by topic: nationline, news, sports, money, life, weather, politics, travel, state lotteries, classifieds and more.

Voice of the Shuttle Media and Communication Studies - This list of links includes popular music, television, and radio.


Government sources

Defense Media Activity - Get news, feature stories, photos or line art from the US Department of Defense. Archived stories from January 1997- current.

Federal Communication Commission - Homepage for the federal agency that sets policy for our mass media.

Roll Call - The latest news from Congress.

Thomas - Track bills or link to other government sites.

Voice of America News - Access text or audio files of news as broadcast by the Voice of America. Includes a week long archive.

White House News - The latest news from the White House. Includes the Economic Statistics Briefing Room (ESBR), Social Statistics Briefing Room (SSBR), The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy (FEDSTATS), Current Issues and Events, Today's Press Briefings, This week's press briefings and releases and this week's Saturday Radio Address.


Journalist's Toolbox - a launch point for dozens of helpful web links, search tools, other news research tools, etc. It was started by the managing editor at CBS/WBBM-TV in Chicago, but is now under new ownership.