Development Studies Internet Resources

Prof. William A. Joseph | Department of Political Science | Wellesley College



Development News (RSS)

Alphabetical Listing of Sites

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News & Views


New York Times Topics: Third World and Developing Countries

Impact Your World: Poverty - Special Reports from CNN

News about International Development (Google News)

News about the MDGs (Google News)

News about Microfinance (Google News)



    • Reuters AlertNet is a humanitarian news network thta aims to keep relief professionals and wider public up-to-date on humanitarian crises around the globe.

afrol News

    • afrol News is an independent news agency, established in 2000. We exclusively cover the African continent, in English, Spanish, French and in Portuguese .

Global Voices

    • Global Voices is a leading participatory media news room for voices from the developing world. Begun in 2005 as a simple blog hosted at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, Global Voices has grown into a vibrant global community of more than 150 active volunteer authors and translators and more than 20 freelance part- time regional and language editors.

Inter Press Service

    • Inter Press Service-- World news stressing developing countries, from a "global news agency producing independent news and analysis about events and global processes affecting the economic, social and political development of peoples and nations, especially in the [global] South." Focus of the site is on civil society and the South, development issues, globalization, and those excluded from it.


    • KIOSKEN has links to news media all over the world, mainly to newspapers in the countries' own language(s), but many papers have English language sites. Arranged by continent:

    • World-Newspapers-- Searchable directory of online English-language newspapers and news sites around the world, by country, plus magazines by type.

World News Network

    • Delivers breaking news from all over the world in 43 Languages.

Watching America

    • Discover What the World Thinks About U.S. With Translated Foreign News Available NOWHERE Else In English.

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resource- News Sources

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