Political news websites

Links to a variety of websites for political news. Always consider their relative degree of partisanship.

AP Politics
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/fronts/POLITICS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME

Reuters Politics
http://www.reuters.com/news/politics

CNN Politics
http://www.cnn.com/POLITICS/

MSNBC Politics
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032553/

CBS News Politics
http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/politics/main250.shtml

ABC News Politics
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/

Fox News Politics
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/index.html

Bloomberg Politics
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/politics/

North Carolina Local Politics
The site claims to be a non-partisan, unbiased information provider
http://www.nc-politics.com/

Links to alternative news media websites
http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/politics/alternative-media.htm

Political news websites

Links to a variety of websites for political news. Always consider their relative degree of partisanship.

AP Politics
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/fronts/POLITICS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME

Reuters Politics
http://www.reuters.com/news/politics

CNN Politics
http://www.cnn.com/POLITICS/

MSNBC Politics
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032553/

CBS News Politics
http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/politics/main250.shtml

ABC News Politics
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/

Fox News Politics
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/index.html

Bloomberg Politics
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/politics/

North Carolina Local Politics
The site claims to be a non-partisan, unbiased information provider
http://www.nc-politics.com/

Links to other popular political news websites
http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/political-news-websites

Links to alternative news media websites
http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/politics/alternative-media.htm

What are we doing here?

We’re trying to understand the role of mass media in American politics. That is, the influence of the media on Americans’ political attitudes, beliefs and behaviors.

We want to see how all forms of media – print, broadcast, electronic, Internet, old, new – shape the course of public policy.

Though news media are not an official branch of American government, they are the unofficial fourth branch or fourth estate of government because of the critical role they play in maintaining democracy.

The first three estates of government in the United States are the legislative, executive and judicial branches.

Stay tuned for more…