Digital News Sources

These are links and subscription rates for various news outlets, journals, and blogs. The content areas covered in each of these publications will vary. Some sources cover just about anything whereas other sources will be more specific or cover a topic from a specific angle. Bias is often inherent in journalism just as it is inherent in being human – we can strive towards reducing bias, but cannot possibly be entirely unbias – that being said, as long as we are aware of the presence of certain biases, we can notice and account for them.

Don’t be dissuaded by sources that have high subscription rates… some will allow you to access a certain number of articles for free. Some also have low-cost temporary student rates, should you be interested.

Some pointers when examining sources of information:

Check the byline – who wrote the article, what are their credentials, what is their area of expertise

Check the date – how recent is the article and does the date affect the relevancy of the information to your research

Check the publisher/owner of the blog/website – money talks

Please note that the table below is searchable and continues for multiple pages.
SourcePricing Option 1Pricing Option 2Description
Wired$5/SIXmonths digital$10/year monthly American magazine that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
The Weekly Standard/ Washington Examiner$119/year American conservative news website and weekly magazine
The Washington Post$1/month (academic rate)$12/year American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. well known for its political reporting
The NationAcademic Rate (with database)$14.95/year Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, covering progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis with departments covering architecture, art, corporations, defense, environment, films, legal affairs, music, peace and disarmament, poetry, and the United Nations.
The New Republic(with database)$20/year left-wing American magazine of commentary on politics, contemporary culture, and the arts.
Foreign AffairsAcademic Rate$24.95/year American magazine of international relations and U.S. foreign policy published by the Council on Foreign Relations, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization and think tank specializing in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.
The AtlanticAcademic Rate$24.99/year general editorial magazinethe website provides daily coverage and analysis of breaking news, politics and international affairs, education, technology, health, science, and culture.
The Wall Street Journal$4/month digital (student)$24/year American business-focused international daily newspaper
The Los Angeles TImesA daily newspaper that focuses its coverage of issues particularly salient to the West Coast, such as immigration trends and natural disasters.
Christianity Today$3/month$36/year evangelical Christian periodical founded in 1956 by Billy Graham who wanted to take "the conservative theological position but a definite liberal approach to social problems"
Newsweek$4.99/month 5 articles/month for free$49/year American weekly news magazine founded in 1933 that provides in-depth analysis, news and opinion about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics.
The New York Times$4/month$52/year American daily newspaper based in New York City
Education Week$29/SIXmonths digital$58/year independent news organization that has covered K–12 education since 1981
National Review$69/year American semi-monthly conservative editorial magazine, focusing on news and commentary pieces on political, social, and cultural affairs. The magazine has played a significant role in the development of conservatism in the United States, helping to define its boundaries and promoting fusionism while establishing itself as a leading voice on the American right.
The Economist$19/12weeks (student)$82/year international weekly newspaper printed in magazine-format and published digitally that focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, and technology.
The New Yorker59.99/year American weekly magazine featuring journalism, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
Associated PressFree
Desiring God ArticlesFree we create and distribute here at Desiring God exists to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ.
Environmental News NetworkFree
Facts & Trends (Lifeway)Free
Gospel CoalitionFree
Gospel in Life QuarterlyFree
Grist MagazineFree
Info MigrantsFree
Premier Christianity BlogsFree
Relevant MagazineFree
Tech CrunchFree
The GuardianFree
Voice of AmericaFree
Zondervan Academic BlogFree expert commentary on biblical languages, fresh explorations in theology, and hand-picked book excerpts.
Grace Evangelical Society JournalFree Evangelical Society was formed “to promote the clear proclamation of God’s free salvation through faith alone in Christ alone, which is properly correlated with and distinguished from issues related to discipleship.”
Pew Research CenterFree Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions.
The Association of Religion Data ArchivesFree Data Archive is a collection of surveys, polls, and other data submitted by researchers and made available online by the ARDA.
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