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Good site for news?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Meat-O-Rama, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. Meat-O-Rama

    Meat-O-Rama Vegetarians are so stupid.

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    What website do you read for regular news? I've previously used cnn and usatoday but both have become jumbled messes to me. Looking for something with a nice site design, and preferably not too far to the left or right. Free as opposed to paid content as well. Ideas?
     
  2. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    I read several daily.

    Washington Post, NY Times, Boston Globe, Charlotte Observer, Miami Herald, and LA Times.

    I even look at Google news and Yahoo news for other stories.

    Just depends on what you are looking for I guess.
     
  3. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    I only read WSJ, Bloomberg and AP for news. But I get most of my news from reddit.
     
  4. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    A news aggregator site might be your best option.

    You will soon find what news sources you like after viewing enough links to various news sites.

    Reddit
    Fark
    Google News
     
  5. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    I use Drudgereport.com

    It may be ugly, but has all the headlines I need/want. This question also depends what party you are affiliated with because most tend to be very opinionated
     
  6. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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  7. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    Google News for the variety of what's out there from the US, BBC America, and Al Jazeera.
     
  8. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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    Drudge here as well.

    After that, WSJ & Fox News.
     
  9. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Kinda depends on what kind of news you are looking for. I like RCP but there are other sites as well. I get a lot of news from right here.

    :)
     
  10. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    Fox News. I like fair and balanced.
     
  11. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    Reuters is the best IMO. It's just news. No opinions. They also break things before everyone else so you're usually ahead of the pack.
     
  12. Route 66

    Route 66 Well-Known Member

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    Foxnews, Drudge.
     
  13. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    It is rare to find a news source that is not pushing an agenda.
     
  14. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    I could be wrong and if I am Reuters is very good at hiding theirs.
     
  15. Meat-O-Rama

    Meat-O-Rama Vegetarians are so stupid.

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    Thanks for the feedback, some good suggestions that I'll be trying out in the rotation.
     
  16. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I think they do a good job of keeping things honest. I don't know if they have an agenda. That is a good thing.
     
  17. StevenOtero

    StevenOtero Well-Known Member

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  18. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Google's news aggregator. news.google.com. It makes it so I don't have to hunt bunches of websites to find news stories. Sort of like the way CBZ is a Cowboys news aggregator.
     
  19. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Also, antiwar.com is a very good site.
     

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