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BBC News Online

BBC News has entered the Internet news arena in impressive fashion. Their site contains an abundance of news pieces, organized into several sections: Front Page, UK, World, Business, Science/Technology, and Sports. The stories are generally well-written and well-supported graphically with photos and links to relevant sites. Multimedia features include continuously updated RealPlayer broadcasts...
BBC World Service

As its name suggests, the BBC World Service brings together news from all corners of the world. Visitors can listen to their radio programs online, and they will get a heady sampling of their work just by perusing the special reports, topical updates, and commentaries on the homepage. In the "News Programmes" area, visitors can avail themselves of different World Service shows, including...
Storied Era of Journalism Passes on Fleet Street

In a world characterized by impersonal and sometimes distant interactions over the phone or email, Fleet Street in central London remained a place where journalists (amateur and professional) gathered to ruminate about the news and just about any topic that came to mind. For more than 300 years, the area was the nerve center of British journalism, as it served as the home of many of the country's...