Newspapers & Wire Services
The Economist: Quite possibly the smartest news magazine in the world. Less British than it was.
US News & World Report: Certainly a step up from Time or Newsweek, but a bit too common in its thinking.
MacLean's: Canada's weekly news magazine, at least for Anglophones.
The Nation: Allegedly America's oldest magazine, by unreconstructed 1960s leftists for unreconstructed 1960s leftists.
New Republic: Moderately moderate.
The National Review: Bill Buckley's baby. It brought the American Right out of the 1960s wilderness.
The Weekly Standard: The National Review for a new generation.
Reason: The Cato Institute's House organ, definitively libertarian.
Salon.com: Fine website that might work better in print.
Slate.com: Microsoft's answer to Salon, suffers from the same misuse of HTML.
The New Statesman: Left-wing Britain doesn't live at Number 10 Downing Street.
All You Can Read: Links to 23,000 magazines and newspapers in 200 countries.
NewsPapersCentral.com: A useful directory of newspapers on the web, newspaper advertising and resources.
British Broadcasting Corp.: Britannia still rules the airwaves.
Financial Times: More than part of a merchant banker's uniform.
Wall Street Journal: America's best reporting, and worst editorial page.
The Times: If only Rupert Murdoch didn't own it.
The Independent: What former readers of The Times read now.
Washington Post: What your Congressman reads each morning.
LA Times: The most important paper in America's most important state.
New York Times: Prints all the news that fits between the Macy's ads.
Christian Science Monitor: Proof that religious belief does not have to corrupt journalism.
Toronto Sun: Boasts the most read Sunday in Canada.
Globe and Mail: Canada's newspaper of record.
Reuters: The gold standard among news services.
Politics1.com: Ron Gunzburger's website is one of the most exhaustive resources on US politics anywhere.
eTalkinghead.com: On of the best of the new media.
The Quiet American: Proof that at least one American teenager has been paying attention.
Charity Watch: Designed to help you help others.
American Cancer Society: A cure is in the cards.
World Cancer Research Fund: Fighting the Big "C" in Britain.
Make-A-Wish Foundation: A little happiness for terminally ill children.
Red Cross: No introduction is needed.
Salvation Army: Christian in the very best sense of the word.
Muscular Dystrophy Association: Much more than Jerry Lewis on Labor Day.
March of Dimes: Preventing birth defects and infant mortality.
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research: Not just an affliction of the aged.
The Prince's Trust: The best thing HRH Prince Charles ever did.
ASPCA and RSPCA: Animals are just dumb, only people can be stupid.
Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation: Music in the schools -- civilization demands it.
Hunger Project: Hunger is the leading cause of political oppression.
Alzheimer's Association: In memory of Harold Russell.
Meningitis Foundation of America Informing the public and supporting the sufferers.