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The South: Culture and History: News

This library guide is designed for researchers studying any topics related to the South's culture and history.

Google Searching for State News

Did you know you can use Google to search just the news sources in a specific Southern state?  Here's how:

>Go to Google's Advanced News Search Screen.

>Scroll down and type in the name of the state in the "Source Location" space.

>Type your keywords in the search boxes at the top.

>Click Search!

Southern News Sites

Alabama Media Index--lists ezines, newspapers, magazines, TV stations, and radio stations in Alabama.

Facing South--a great newsletter for Southern topics described as "a new voice for a changing South." 

Gun and Garden: Soul of the South--"A Southern lifestyle magazine that's all about the magic of the new South - sporting culture, food, music, art, literature, people, and ideas."

LexisNexis Academic- an exceptional resource for news topics from the past twenty years. You can focus your search on news sources from Alabama or other Southern states.  Includes foreign newspapers, news wires, TV and radio news transcripts, college newspapers, and political polls. Users must first choose the type of information they want to search from the menus before searching. Includes transcripts from shows like Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, Entertainment Tonight, 60 Minutes.

Newspaper Source--many major Southern newspapers from the 1990s to the present day. Orleans and Gulf Coast news sources. small town and big city newspapers from the South from the 1800s to the present.

ProQuest Newspapers--the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and many other Southern papers.

Southern Poverty Law Center--news about civil rights in the South.

Southern Spaces--"an interdisciplinary journal about regions, places, and cultures of the American South and their global connection."