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ART 101: Prof. Marcavage: Current Events Images

This guide is intended as a starting point for an assignment about creating a visual narrative with historical context.

Images of Current Events

Getty’s News Imagery Search the latest news photos to historic world event images

Associated Press Images The Associated Press delivers more than 3,000 photos a day from journalists recording news as it happens around the world.

Reuters News Agency international multimedia news agency

BBC News in Pictures  News stories and topical issues using the most striking images from around the world

Google News computer-generated news service that aggregates headlines from more than 50,000 news sources worldwide; does not include stories older than 30 days; use advanced news search to find specific articles from particular publications or search for articles from a specified date range

Yahoo News Get breaking news stories and in-depth coverage with videos and photos.

Bing News Top News and current events from world, national, and local news sources

picsearch  an image search engine

CQ Researcher Reports explore a single issue in the news in depth each week. Reports include an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. Subjects include health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context Full-text collection of news, opinion, reference, and academic journal articles designed to provide a variety of perspectives on controversial issues.

Tip: Also check news agencies, like MSNBC, Fox, CNN, CBS etc.

Search Engines

picsearch  an image search engine

Behold - Searches for high quality Flickr images based on what is inside the image

Google News computer-generated news service that aggregates headlines from more than 50,000 news sources worldwide; does not include stories older than 30 days; use advanced news search to find specific articles from particular publications or search for articles from a specified date range

Yahoo News Get breaking news stories and in-depth coverage with videos and photos.

Bing News Top News and current events from world, national, and local news sources

Magazine Images

News Agency Images

Associated Press Images The Associated Press delivers more than 3,000 photos a day from journalists recording news as it happens around the world.

Reuters News Agency international multimedia news agency

BBC News in Pictures  News stories and topical issues using the most striking images from around the world

Tip: Also check news agencies, like MSNBC, Fox, CNN, CBS etc.

Databases on Contempory Issues

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