Useful references and sources:

News examples will also be drawn from the following, among many others:

Wires:

The Associated Press: http://www.ap.org/ 

Agence France Presse (AFP): http://www.afp.com/ 

Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/

Xinhua: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/world.htm

 

A few exemplary newspapers:

Asian Wall Street Journal: http://asia.wsj.com/home-page 

The Financial Times: http://www.ft.com

The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/ 

The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/ 

International Herald Tribune: http://global.nytimes.com/?iht 

South China Morning Post: http://www.scmp.com/ 

The Times: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/ 

Wall Street Journal (Asian Edition): http://www.wsj-asia.com/

 

Some magazines worth reading:

The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/

Caijin: http://english.caijing.com.cn/

Economist: http://www.economist.com/

New Internationalist: http://www.newint.org/

The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/

Newsweek: http://www.newsweek.com/

Prospect Magazine: http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/

Time: http://www.time.com/ 

The Walrus: http://www.walrusmagazine.com/

Yazhou Zhoukhan/Asia Weekly: http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/main.cfm

 

The medium is the message:

Al Jazeera (The Peninsula): http://english.aljazeera.net/

BBC: http://bbc.co.uk 

CNBC: www.cnbc.com 

CNN: www.cnn.com 

CCTV 9: http://english.cctv.com/english/about/index.shtml 

MSNBC: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/

PBS: http://www.pbs.org/

 

Listen to:

China Radio International: http://english.cri.cn/

National Public Radio: http://www.npr.org/

Public Radio International: http://www.pri.org/

Radio Television Hong Kong: http://www.rthk.org.hk/  

Journalists’ safety and other services offered to journalists:

Committee to Protect Journalists: http://www.cpj.org 

European  Journalism Centre: http://www.ejc.nl 

Freedom Forum: http://www.freedomforum.org  

International Freedom of Expression Exchange: http://holland.ifex.org 

Media Central: http://www.mediacentral.com 

Project Censored: http://www.sonoma.edu/ProjectCensored 

Reporters Sans Frontières: http://www.rsf.fr/indexuk.html 

World Association of Newspapers: http://www.wan-press.org

 

Media on the media:

American Journalism Review: http://www.ajr.org/

Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/ 

On the Media: http://www.onthemedia.org/

Guardian Media: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/