GEOG 4712: Political Geography: Fall 2007
Instructor: Professor John O'Loughlin
A good overall site that you can search by world region is:
The Economist: http://www.economist.com
"The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight-- and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world."
The Guardian (UK): http://www.guardian.co.uk
Left of center daily newspaper.
Free Speech offers an amazing array of audio-visual media that you can watch on your computer through RealPlayer. Go to the audio-visual archives or the online store to watch segments or entire documentaries on issues like the sanctions in Iraq, May Day, indigenous peoples' rights, and the Zapatista struggle.
Free Speech Internet Television is the first audio/visual hub on the web created and defined by the people who use it. Establishment media responds to the interests of stockholders and the perspectives of the advertisers who fill its pages, airtime, and coffers. Freespeech.org attempts to respond to the interests of that majority of people whose voices are excluded or distorted in the corporate media.
BBC Online: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/
The British Broadcasting Service is a great source for keeping up with breaking news events throughout the world. It is an interactive medium with articles, audio and visual reportage. You can access different regional news and link to useful sources.