►This is a good starting place for most topics “to see what’s out there.” It's also a great database for news, popular views, interviews
Nexis Uni ( formerly Lexis-Nexis Academic) is a news and business database; it also includes transcripts of news tv and radio programs
•Go to Advanced Search for pre-search filtering options
•Select a Specific Content Type: News
•Use Document Segments/Fields search boxes to focus your keyword search on Headline or Headline and Lead Sections for more relevant search results.
•Use Narrow By dashboard on the left of your results page to filter by Publication Type (e.g. News Transcripts),Subject, Negative News and more...
New York City boasts a good number of local neighborhood newspapers. Use them to see what some local issues and events are and to learn more about local players, such as community organizations, politicians and businesses. Read the "Letters to the Editor."
•Many of these sites include searchable Archives
New York Daily News - New York section covers Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens
El Diario La Prensa Spanish language newspaper with city-wide coverage
The Villager covers West & East Village, Chelsea, SOHO, NOHO, Little Italy, Union Square
Downtown Express covers Tribeca, Wall Street, Lower East Side; includes Community Guide
Chelsea Now Chelsea, including the Highline and Hudson waterfront
Gay City News local news covering the West Village, Chelsea and the Meat Packing District
New York Press has an Upper West Side, Upper Eaast Side and Downtown section (under Neighborhoods)
New York Amsterdam News one of the oldest African American newspapers - covers local news from an ethnic perspective
Harlem Community News read pdf online, local community events and news
The Harlem Times "News for Harlem and the Harlems of the World"
Brooklyn Paper covers many Brooklyn neighborhoods