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Search Wires at EBSCO

Wires Online

Resources for use by School of Journalism and Mass Communication students in classes  only

Login and passwords are required for AP Exchange and MCT Direct; see your instructor for details. 

Resources through UNC Library

  • Factiva 
    Includes newswires from Reuters, Dow Jones, and many international wire services. Also images from Reuters, Associated Press, and MCT. Images are for academic use only!
    To find images, enter a search term, then limit results to "Pictures." 
    TIPSee this search!

  • Newswires (EBSCO)
    Wire stories from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire. Past 30 days.

Image Resources

  • Images for Reuse 
    Lists websites offering public domain or otherwise free-for-educational-use images. Brief directions for finding public domain or otherwise free-for-educational-use images within Google & Flickr.


Wires on the Bloomberg

BN WireBN Wire includes

  • Bloomberg News (command: BN)
  • Bloomberg Exclusives (both can be narrowed to include NC; command: BN exclusive NC)
  • Bloomberg Government (command: BGV)
  • Bloomberg Sports (command: BSP)

 The Bloomberg offers other wire services, including

  • AP
  • Agence France Press
  • Radio Free Europe
  • New York Times
  • Washington Post
  • Al Jazeera
  • & many many more. 

The terminal can only be used in the Park Library, and only when we're open. 


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