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Search tips

A-Z list of e-journals and newspapers 
To search for a specific newspaper or trade/industry publication.

Factchecking

Two websites that aim to help the fight against false news are:

US - https://www.snopes.com/
UK - https://fullfact.org/about/
Here is an overview of Fact checking organizations from Wikipedia.

News Sentiment

Try <TREN> in Bloomberg to see which companies have had the most positive or negative news.
Go to Bloomberg's news menu to see the range of other news options such as Social Media Velocity.

News sources

Global News

Factiva - has over 30,000 sources from more than 200 countries in 28 languages. It covers, news wires, top blogs, newspapers (both print and online) plus trade and professional press and some TV and radio transcripts. Date coverage varies by title.

The Wall Street Journal (print and online) in Factiva goes back to to 1985 in full text and the Financial Times (FT) back to 1981 with a one month embargo. To limit your search just to the Wall Street Journal go to Source.

Note that in Factiva you cannot browse a title to see the latest issues but you can limit your search to specific titles or to only include sources of a certain type (legal for example), or by region or industry. You can also choose not to include news wires, or to only search major news titles.

Project Syndicate

Ignore prompts to "Subscribe" or "Log In". The Library's enterprise subscription to Project Syndicate provides full free-to-read access; this excludes personalization features.

Project Syndicate is an international media not for profit that syndicates commentary and analysis on key global topics from economics and the environment to human rights. It attracts eminent authors because of their global audience.

Business and Finance News 

 LBS has a subscription to the FT.com website for students staff and faculty full access to content including the apps. You must pre-register for an account using your London.edu email address. FT.com - registration required. 

Thomson One - NB You must be using Internet Explorer Go to: Market Views > News for Reuters top news on banking and finance, politics, economics, commodities, market and industry news. It also links to certain items in IFR (International Financing Review) and has sports and entertainment coverage.

Bloomberg News - (Finance Suite only) News functions include: <N> News, <TOP> Top news, <NSE> News search,<SALT> Suggested real-time and daily news alerts. Use <TREN> for the news sentiment tool.

SNL Financial (registration required)SNL provides industry-specific financial market data on public and private companies. We have a direct subscription to their banking and finance coverage or you can find their news services in Factiva and Proquest.

Trade and professional titles

Proquest Business Premium Collection - Good for its range of magazines, trade press and news sources. It includes:
The Economist (1992 to date as plain text only.)
The Financial Times (1996 - present, delayed 1 month)

Business Source Premier - Better for trade press and magazine articles, few newspapers. Notable titles include:
Fast Company, Fortune, Forbes, Campaign, American Banker and also academic titles such as: Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review.

The Economist

In our A-Z list of database find a link to 'The Economist'  providing a full text archive from June 1997 to current issue. 
Please ignore the “Subscribe or Log in” requests on this site as you will automatically be logged in.

Alternatively the full text of The Economist from January 1992 to the present can be found in the Proquest database.
Use this link.

Private Equity Real Deals - we have a subscription to Real Deals magazine providing a current and 18-month rolling archive covering market intelligence, transactions and news for European private equity and venture capital. Find Real Deals in our A-Z list of Databases.
Web sources
Google news Google News is a computer-generated news site that aggregates headlines from news sources worldwide.
TV and satellite news Many exist - you could try: CNN news   BBC News    Bloomberg news
Apps Investopaedia lists its top Apps for business news.