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UMass Amherst Libraries

HISTORY 450 China and US (JYW)

taught by Stephen Platt

Online Newspaper Archives

Local News

At Other Colleges

At Amherst College:

FBIS: Federal Broadcast Information Service (1974-1996) 
News in translation (by the CIA) from radio, television, and newspapers around the world. 

This is a particularly useful option to find out what was being reported in Chinese newspapers at the time.

At Smith College:

South China Morning Post (1991-present) 

This is a very well regarded English language newspaper covering Chinese issues.