News items, whether from print or audiovisual media, can provide you with real-life examples of political processes and decisions and their impact. You can use the latest news for current examples, or look at historical news sources for contemporary reports of key historical events.
You can access hundreds of national and international newspapers.
To find a specific newspaper:
The Library does not have any subscriptions which provide UQ staff and students with access to the facsimile copy of major Australian newspapers or to the online newspapers which require a subscription. The subscription models available from publishers are either not available to academic libraries or are too expensive. Some UQ Schools and Units may have their own subscriptions either to individual newspapers or media tools such as iSentia.
Titles available include:
To find a recent news article:
For news stories from a variety of newspaper and broadcast sources, a headline aggregator will link you to articles.
Television and radio news broadcasts are an excellent source of news and commentary about international political events and activities. Browse or search one of the following resources:
If you're looking for older newspaper reports there are a number of websites of digitised archives. Some key archive sites for political science: