News & Current Events

UDNdata Newspaper Database 聯合知識庫全文報紙資料庫

Description

This database provides news articles from eight newspapers (see below for coverage), among which are five major newspapers published by the United Daily News Group in Taiwan.  These include United Daily News, Min Sheng Daily, United Evening News, Economic Daily News, and Star News

 

聯合報: September 1951-present

經濟日報: April 1967-present

聯合晚報: February 1988-present

民生報: February 1978-November 31, 2006

星報: September 1999-October 31, 2006

歐洲日報: February 2000-August 31, 2009

美洲世界日報: February 2000-present

Upaper: March 2007-present

Type
Database
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42276
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WiseSearch 慧科搜索

Description

This database provides the news from Greater China region with over 3 billion archived news items and 3.5 million new items daily on average that cover traditional printed media, online news, and social media since 1998.  The WiseSearch platform provides a one stop gateway for researching, discovering, and analysing current issues and regional relationship, as well as business and financial analysis with the built-in analytics, comparative tools, and translation tools.

Type
Database
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42274
Access
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Sysomos MAP

Alternative Titles
sysamos
sysemos
Description

Sysomos MAP is a social media search engine that contains analytics for twitter, facebook, youtube as well as blogs and news websites. Search for tweets or posts by demographic group or geography. Analyze content sentiment and create basic visualizations of social media data.

In order to access Sysomos MAP you need to fill out a form. We have 1 seat available. Librarians will contact you to schedule your access time. These restrictions are in place so that no one interferes with your use of Sysomos MAP. If you have any questions please contact sysomosaccess@umich.edu. 

Type
Search Engine
Text Collection
Coverage
Rolling coverage dates. Twitter data goes back 1 year, everything else goes back 2 years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41460
Access
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World Politics Review

Alternative Titles
wpr
Description

Content includes Briefings, Columns and Trend Lines. Briefings are written by a global network of contributors, on matters of current importance. Columnists provide a different authoritative take on international affairs every day of the week. Trend Lines items are brief looks at current events, written by our editors, including our "Global Insider" interview series. WPR's in-depth, full-length reports provide comprehensive examinations of single subjects. 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40331
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Michigan Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
Ann Arbor News
Ann Arbor Daily Times
Flint Journal
Jackson Citizen Patriot
Description

Newpapers published in Michigan, 1845-1995.  Newspapers are digitized in full and can be downloaded by the page or by the issue.  Not all issues are available for each newspaper.  Newspapers include:

ANN ARBOR: The True Democrat 1845-1849; Michigan Argus 1879-1907; Ann Arbor Daily Argus 1898-1907;  Ann Arbor Daily Times 1903-1908; Ann Arbor News-Argus 1907-1908; Ann Arbor News 1909-1922

DETROIT: Plaindealer 1889-1893; Weekly Detroit Free Press 1886-1887

FLINT: Flint Journal 1898-1922

GRAND RAPIDS: Grand Rapids Herald 1898-1900; Afro-American Gazette 1991-1995

JACKSON: Jackson Citizen 1849-1903; Jackson Citizen Patriot 1865-1922

ONTONAGON: Lake Superior Miner 1855-1870

St. JAMES: North Islander 1850-1856

 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1845-1922
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39915
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60 Minutes: 1997-2014

Alternative Titles
Sixty Minutes
CBSV
Description

Contains all 1724 episodes of 60 Minutes from the period 1997-2014.  60 Minutes is a highly successful investigative journalism television program.  60 Minutes is the longest continuously-running prime-time program in American television history; it won a total of 120 Emmy and Peabody awards.  

Collection also includes 1727 episodes of CBS's Sunday Morning.

News topics include the Iraq War, the September 11 terrorist attacks, World War II, Hurricane Katrina, the Columbine High School shooting, and many other timely news events.

Alexander Street Press provides these programs in high-definition streaming format.  

 

 

Type
Video
Coverage
1997-2014
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39490
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Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports 1952 – 1995

Alternative Titles
EIU Country Reports Archive
Description

The Economist Intelligence Unit has published Country Reports since 1952, covering almost 200 countries. Each report presents detailed statistics alongside expert commentary and forecasting from the EIU’s analysts. This database presents the historical reports up to 1995, with all data from the statistical tables fully captured and downloadable in spreadsheet form. This is a unique archive of analysis and explanation of political, economic and commercial developments, together with historcal statistical data

Type
Numeric Data
Statistics
Coverage
1952-1995
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/38855
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Current Affairs in Video

Alternative Titles
Politics and Current Affairs
Description

Current Affairs in Video features award-winning films and documentaries emphasizing detailed analysis and discussion of the critical political issues of the day. From the AIDS crisis in Africa to the worldwide impact of European economic instability, the growing interconnectedness of our world has informed a set of global priorities. This collection, growing to more than 500 hours of content allows students and scholars to view global events and trends through an interdisciplinary, multi-regional lens with a focus on core areas such as environmental policy; health policy; human rights, international justice and terrorism; institutional corruption; migration and the global economy; poverty; religious tension and conflict.

Includes films produced by the BBC, SW Pictures and Journeyman Pictures.

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/38753
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South China Morning Post (1903-1996)

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers, PQHN
Description

This premier English-language title gives researchers new insights into Hong Kong's unique political and social history during the 20th century. It is known for its authoritative, influential and independent reporting on all of Asia as well as its perspective of the rest of the world. 

Advances research in the following areas, and more: • Chinese Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty, China’s last imperial dynasty • Spread of the bubonic plague and adoption of the Peak Reservation Ordinance • Battle of Hong Kong in December, 1941, which led to the Japanese occupation during World War II • Reestablishment of the British colonial government after the end of the war • Communist Revolution in China in 1949 • Industrialization and economic growth of Hong Kong

In addition to the article content, this rare archive provides the big picture with full-image views of every page, cover to cover. And, every part of every page is searchable, including advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads that illuminate history as much as the articles.

Type
Article Index
Database
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1903 - 1996
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/38457
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Meet the Press

Description

NBC's Meet the Press is broadcast-television's longest-running program, with interviews, panels and debates from across the political spectrum.  Upon completion, the collection will Include every surviving program  from the show’s inception in 1947 through the end of 2013, roughly 1,600 hours of programming. (Roughly 500 hours are no longer extant.)

Notable programs include

  • Jackie Robinson's appearance in 1957 to discuss Civil Rights and his NAACP involvement
  • Fidel Castro's appearance in 1959
  • several appearances by Indira Gandhi
  • Colin Powell's 2008 endorsement of Barack Obama for US president

All programs can be watched in streaming format.  The Meet the Press database is fully searchable.  All programs are provided with running transcripts.  Programs and clips can be saved to a playlist and shared with others in the U. of Michigan community.

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31072
Access
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