August 20, 2014

Resources: Continuous Stream of News Reports About Ukraine Crisis

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NewsNow, a resource from the UK, is a company that’s been around for seventeen years.

 Resources: Continuous Stream of News Reports About Ukraine Crisis

NewsNow topic pages automatically refresh (if the page is open) every five minutes. Each entry includes the title/headline of the story, name of source and time crawled. Each entry also includes a flag icon to identify where a source is based.The company offers technology that aggregates news reports (for free) from thousands of global news source. This is in addition to the fee-based work they do for clients.

Here’s the NewsNow page that provides a continuous stream of news reports about the crisis in Ukraine.

Worth Noting

1. NewsNow streams can contain material from blogs. If you want to eliminate these items from the stream your viewing, click the more link (right-side of page), head to the blogs section, use the drop-down menu and select hide.

 Resources: Continuous Stream of News Reports About Ukraine Crisis2. NewsNow is a very useful service but it’s not with issues. For us, at the top of this list is an issue with duplicates. You’ll often find the identical underlying story from multiple sources. In other words, you’ll find the same AP report (each with a unique headline) from a number of news sites.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.