This service gathers the top headlines from several US and international
news outlets. Check out the topics listing, which includes women's
A site created for reporters, writers, producers and assignment
editors, this is a wonderful online resource for anyone looking
for a centralized news source, featuring links on virtually every
possible research topic and countless news wires. It can be personalized
to fit individual user's interests.
The AP offers US and global news coverage updated several times
per hour, with a list of stories for the current day and yesterday.
Get international and British news, updated every 24 hours.
Find news by topic or locate newspapers by city.
A good source for background information on feminist ideology,
this site does not feature daily news story, but has bibliographies
and other information helpful for long-term research and other background
information important for stories on feminist topics.
Find press releases and action alerts from this national gender-rights
group; stories covered are ones often missed by national media,
but important to feminist activists.
Gifts of Speech:
Women's Speeches from Around the World
Transcripts from speeches by various famous women are available
at this site: a possible source for quotes in feature stories,
Independent Media Center
The Independent Media Center began to provide grassroots coverage
of the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle in 2000, and
grew into an independent collective of media outlets for "
the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of
the truth." The site features a daily news wire.
Daily Reproductive Health Report
One of the web's most thorough reports on women's health and
reproductive rights, covering court decisions, clinic access issues,
health research, and more.
Find national and international headlines updated daily on this
large news site.
NARAL collects daily headlines on reproductive rights from national
and local news sources and posts them here. Also look for NARAL
press releases in the prominent side bar.
Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Get up-to-date news stories and press releases from the nation's
first LGBT rights organization.
|National Press Club
Get press releases, source quotes, and transcripts/tapes from important
press conferences and nationally syndicated speeches/events. Some
parts of the site are for members only, but much information is
available to the general public.
A trusted progressive news source, NPR's site offers program transcripts
and audio files and tapes.
Health Information Center
This service of the Office on Women's Health in the Department of
Health and Human Services is an online gateway to federal and other
information and resources on women's health, from daily news to
links to other helpful information. Its news stories are updated
daily, and archives are kept for 15 days.
|News We Can
A feminist news source, this site collects news, issue information,
action items, books, and new web sites from around the world and
the web and reports on them weekly. The focus is on women, and on
shedding light on issues and items not "heavily publicized
in the mainstream media."
These news stories are gathered in the moderated forum in about.com
for prochoice activists.
This daily news wire offers a wide variety of content, from national
to international stories, and includes a link to its specialized
Truthout offers a progressive spin on issues like the environment,
human rights, labor rights, trade, women's rights, and children's
rights around the world.
Get college news from around the US, written by the student staff
at various college newspapers. Updated daily, even in the summer.
With guest writers including prominent Women's Studies professors,
Women's E-News offers features on issues affecting women and feminists.
Financial Network Newsletters
Looking for financial news geared toward women? WFN Newsletters
offer weekly updates highlighting the latest marketplace and personal
finance issues and trends.
An online collection of news from various women's and feminist organizations,
Women's Net offers national and international stories as well as
online action items for feminist activists.