media

news magazines          emags          science magazines           college papers           television           radio

local publications

  Indy Week              Raleigh News & Observer            Durham Herald Sun            Durham Magazine
                                                                     (beware the incessant ads)                                                        (bet you didn't know it existed)                  
 

national newspapers/wires

USA Today                Wall Street Journal               Associated Press               CNN Interactive
(almost entirely behind a paywall)                     
                                      

regional newspapers

east south
midwest
west
Washington Post    
better journalism than the Times?
special offers for Amazon primers
(othewise 5 free articles/month)
Tampa Bay Times
formerly the respected 
St. Petersburg Times
Chicago Tribune Los Angeles Times 
(limit 5 articles/mo)

New York Times
(limit 10 free articles/month)
increasingly & hysterically anti-Trump
Miami Herald Cleveland Plain Dealer San Francisco Chronicle

Boston Globe   
(limit 5 articles/mo)
Atlanta Journal/Constitution Detroit News Denver Post
Toronto Star

Dallas Morning News

Houston Chronicle
St. Louis Post Dispatch San Jose Mercury News
among the first internet papers;
now a shadow of its former self

Philadelphia Inquirer

or the
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
although it's pretty shallow
New Orleans Times-Picayune Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Seattle Times

foreign newspapers/wires

The BBC Online tv & radio          Aljazeera          The Guardian          Paris Match


all you can read media directory of newspapers and magazines


Pro Publica   journalism in the public interest

 Media Matters   reports on media reporting


cultural  literacy

download the best NPR news & culture shows:

           OnPoint WBUR            WAMU - the 1A         Got Science?          Intelligence Squared Debates          Fresh AIr
     

left, right, center          The Take Away           On the Media

comedy and game shows:
Wait Wait Don't Tell Me          Ask me Another

for old school
Arts and Letters

for millenials and yuppies
 the Edge                Seed Magazine               Aeon

Political Magazines & Blogs

Politico seems to be the one Washington reads,
but it's mostly for those with short attention spans

Vox     wants to explain the news

Intercept       wants to break news that others don't want to print

538       thinks it can predict sports (and sometimes the news)


and if you want thoughtful

The Atlantic

The New Yorker
New York Review of Books


and from the left:

The Nation.  America's oldest weekly...and still among the best
but American Prospect is getting there



best of the rest

Newsweek /Daily Beast
Newsweek International Edition
Time magazine weekly

Mother Jones
The Economist
The New Republic
New York


Time Out:             London                 NYC                   Paris

   Salon     Wired     Slate   are still viable after 15 years
Real Clear Politics  a compendium of other sources slanted right wing

Sunday Morning Gabfests

Meet the Press (NBC, Chuck Todd)

Face the Nation (CBS, John Dickerson)

This Week (ABC, George Stephanopoulos)

Fox News Sunday (Chris Wallace)

State of the Union (CNN, Jake Tappper)



Science Magazines

general science astronomy physics popular
Scientific American
Sky and Telescope
Physics Today
Smithsonian
Science magazine  Astronomy Magazine What's New in Physics  National Geographic
Science News
 American Journal of Physics
New Scientist Earth & Sky
Of Particular Interest (Matt Strasler)
 Nature
Young Astronomers Newsletter

Quantum Frontiers (quantum info & matter)

Discover
Eureka-Alert
astrobites  Preposterous Universe  (Sean Carroll)
Science 2.0 Nanowerk Space
Cocktail Party Physics, especially its Physics Week in Review


Quanta Magazine

Local Magazines

Indy Week          
Raleigh magazine          Walter (Raleigh) magazine            midtown (Raleigh) magazine            Cary magazine

Triangle Downtowner            Our State celebrates North Carolina


College Newspapers

Duke University Chronicle       UNC Daily Tar Heel   NCSU Technician On-Line
other college and university newspapers

Television

TV Guide  listings                 IMDB TV listings
direct tv
triangle traffic cameras

PBS' Newshour Online
Bill Nye - the Science Guy
 

Durham Cable Listings

cable 2 
WRAL-5 
CBS

cable 3
WNCN-17
NBC

cable 4 cable 5 
WRAY-30 
independent
cable 6 
WTVD-6 
ABC
cable 7 

Home Buyers Channel

cable 8 

local access

cable 9 
WUNC-9 
PBS
cable 10 
WLFL-22 
Warner Brothers
cable 11 
WKFT-40 
independent
cable 12 
WRDC-28 
UPN
cable 13 
WRAZ-50 
Fox
cable 14 
 
News 14 Carolina
cable 15 

HSN

cable 16 

QVC

cable 17 

Showtime

cable 18 

C-SPAN

cable 19

BET

cable 20


cable 21 

WGN

cable 22

ION

cable 23

C-SPAN
cable 24 

Triangle TV

cable 25 

USA

cable 26

TNT

cable 27 

A&E

cable 28 

ABC Family Channel

cable 29 

CNN

cable 30 
DSC
Discovery Channel
cable 31 

ESPN
cable 32 

ESPN-2
cable 33
LIF
Lifetime 
cable 34 

WTBS
cable 35

Discovery Health Channel
cable 36 

Comedy Central

cable 37 

CNBC

cable 38
AMC
American Movie Classics
cable 39 
TLC 
The Learning Channel
cable 40 
TNN
The Nashville Network
cable 41 

Headline News 

cable 42 
TWC
The Weather Channel
cable 43 
NIK
Nickelodeon
cable 44
CTV
Court-TV
cable 45

MSNBC
cable 46

Animal Planet
cable 47
LMN
Lifetime Movie Network
cable 48
VH1
VH-1
cable 49

Sci-Fi Channel
cable 50

Fox Sports
cable 51

Golf Channel
cable  52
Home Improvement
HG TV
cable 53

MTV

cable 54

TV Land
cable 55

Oxygen
cable 56

History Channel
cable 57

Disney
cable 58
FNC

Fox News
cable 59
cable 60

FOOD
Food Network
cable 61

WE
Women's Entertainment

cable 62

E!
cable 63

Soapnet
cable 64

TOON
cable 65

Versus
cable 66

VH1 Classic
cable 67
TCM 
Turner Classic Movies
cable 68

FIT TV
cable 69
CMT
Country Music Television
cable 70
NGC
National Geographic
cable 71

cable 72

BRAVO
cable 73

Hallmark
cable 74


cable 75

Cartoon
cable 76
HGTV
Home & Garden Network
cable 77
FOOD

cable 78

Univision


cable 98

TV Guide


Radio

 National Public Radio

local stations

WUNC  91.5 FM npr
WRDU  106.1 FM classic rock
WBBB  96.1 rock
G105 - WDCG  105.1 FM
WTRG 100.7 FM oldies
WNCU  90.7 FM jazz
WCPE 89.7 FM  classical
WDNC 570/620 AM
WKNC 88.1 NCSU
WRAL  101.5 FM
WPTF  680 AM news talk
WRBZ 850 AM sports
WXYC 89.3 UNC
WXDU  88.7 Duke

north carolina radio stations

go to the NCSSM Physics home page or Duke Astrophysics home page

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updated 4/3/2016