- Articles from The New York Times. If your students read these articles online they can use vocabulary help.
- PBS News Hour has stories written for students and interactive reports based on stories from the NewsHour. A great source for discussion topics. The NewsHour Extra's Teacher Resources has lesson plans on current topics.
- The Merchants of Cool: A look at how America's giants media corporations skillfully court the teenage consumer. PBS; February 27, 2001 (flash 60 min - comes in episodes)