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This selective directory lists research sources for business news, including national or international publishers, online research tools, press release or newswire services, and other resources.
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Business News Research Sources

Business news consolidators or research tools
Google News
Bacon's MediaSource and Clipping Bureau - news clipping service, media directory
Country Watch international news alerts
Factiva - a Dow Jones & Reuters Company for business intelligence research
FindArticles - search tool for finding full articles in many publications
World News Connection (WNC) - US Department of Commerce - National Technical Information Service - subscription service for online translations of local media content for most countries as provided by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service - FBIS. The content is available to search through Dialog on a paid subscription basis. - for subscription requests

LexisNexis - subscription-based or paid search tool for legal information, public records, company data, government, academic and business news or - recent news reports
FP Infomart (CanWest Global media group) - Canadian media and business information on a subscription or paid search basis
Business news or magazine publishers national or international
Dow Jones Newswire - paid news archive research tool service
The Economist magazine - frequent country and industry features

Financial Times - often has special feature reports on countries, industries
Far Eastern Economic Review (Dow Jones)
Business Week magazine
Forbes magazine
Fortune magazine
Business 2.0 magazine
Inc. magazine
Fast Company magazine
Chief Executive magazine
World Trade magazine - focus on trade, logistics and recent market changes
Global Finance magazine - frequent features about leading banks, and special country reports about political - economic and finance issues
CFO magazine - topics for chief financial officers
Local business newspapers, journals
American City Business Journals - for many US cities
Broadcast business media - TV, radio, online
Bloomberg News
Fox Business Network
BBC World Service, and Global Business Programme

Business press releases
PR Newswire - business press releases
Business Wire
Canada Newswire - for Canadian business PR
Academic business publications
Harvard Business Review subscription required for access
MIT Sloan Management Review
Other business information sources (online only and blog revival of The Industry Standard magazine, which ceased publication after the dot-com bubble burst)
Red Herring - popular in the 1990's boom era for IPO's, but ceased publishing as a magazine (Aug 2003), back online only - covers IPO's, emerging technologies
Foreign Policy magazine - note related publications such as the Globalization Report prepared with A.T.Kearney, and the Insiders Guide to Global Research on the Web

Emerging Markets Online
Luce Online
CEO Express - simple portal designed for quick reference by senior executives
EINnews - China and home EINnews site (European Internet news service) - with country and industry news worldwide for professionals)
Russia Today - business news, and Central Europe OnLine
World Competitiveness Yearbook, published by IMD business school
The Globalist - online features on global economy, politics, history, culture
GlobalSourcingNOW - offshore outsourcing, multiple industries provides practical advice about IT and business process outsourcing (BPO), including location and service provider selection.
AllVoices - open media site with links to regular news media content as well as contributed content similar to blogs - information about many publicly traded companies
Industry-specific business magazines see separate industry research directories
Industry Week - Penton publishers
Leadership for Manufacturers - from National Assn of Manufacturers and Penton publishers and
Start Magazine - for manufacturing executives, focus on manufacturing technology and innovation
The Manufacturer
United Business Media - vertical industry publications
Reed Business Information - various industry publications - Manufacturing group
Manufacturing Systems magazine (Reed)
Managing Automation
Intelligent Enterprise
Plant Services
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