Preferred News Sites for Links

Discussion in 'Plants: In the News' started by Daniel Mosquin, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    A request has been made for a list of "preferred news sites" to link to when posting news articles for discussion.

    Do note that this isn't a politically-preferred list, but rather a list of sites that do not seem to have decaying links. Many news sites only post their stories online for a month or two, and then the story disappears or becomes subscriber-only, hence these types of sites are not preferred).

    Here are some that seem to work well:

    BBC News
    University press releases (generally)
    Government press releases (e.g., Environment Canada or USDA news)
    National Geographic News (is often ok -- but not always, I wish they'd be consistent)

    Please feel free to add sites that maintain their news archives freely available for many years!
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2009

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