Democracy Today

The sources listed below are used for our daily news digest, Democracy Today. These online newspapers, magazines, and websites provide news and commentary related to democracy and political environments around the world.

AfroBarometer – A pan-African series of national public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, and society.

All Africa – Aggregated news from over 140 news organization focused primarily on continental Africa.

Americas Quarterly – award-winning publication dedicated to politics, business and culture in the Americas.

The Atlantic – Covers news, politics, culture, technology, health, and more, through its articles, podcasts, videos, and flagship magazine.

BBC News – World news from the British Broadcasting Corporation.

bne IntelliNews – Business news from Eastern Europe, Eurasia, MENA and Africa.

Balkan Insight – Covering politics, society and business in Southern and Eastern Europe.

Bellingcat – Independent international collective of researchers, investigators and citizen journalists using open source and social media investigation to probe a variety of subjects.

Bloomberg – World business news and analysis.

The Bogotá Post – English language paper creating bridges between Colombia and international perspectives.

The Bulwark – Political analysis and reporting without partisan loyalties.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace – Analysis from global think tank providing strategic insight and innovative ideas that advance international peace.

Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) – Non-profit, non-partisan, public policy research institute with mission to promote an economically vibrant, strategically secure, and politically free Europe with close and enduring ties to the United States.

China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE) – A multinational consortium of experts providing informed analysis on the rising influence of the People’s Republic of China within the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Christian Science Monitor – Independent international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage.

CIPE – Policy analysis from the Center for International Private Enterprise which works to support democracy and strengthen the private sector. – News and commentary on Georgia’s civil and political life.

Council on Foreign Relations – An independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher.

Coda – Investigative journalism covering disinformation, authoritarian technology and the war on science through local and international reporting.

CIVIC Monitor – Provides a focal point for knowledge-sharing, common interest representation, global institution-building and engagement among these disparate sectors.

Crisis Group – An independent organisation working to prevent wars and shape policies that will build a more peaceful world.

CSIS – Think tank dedicated to advancing practical ideas to address the world’s greatest challenges, with focus on national security.

The Diplomat – Premier international current-affairs magazine for the Asia-Pacific region.

Deutsche Welle – Germany’s international broadcaster and international media outlet.

The Economist – An international weekly newspaper printed in magazine-format and published digitally that focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, and technology.

Eurasian Daily Monitor – Published by the Jamestown Foundation, draws on the insights and expertise of top regional specialists based in more than a dozen countries to analyze the emerging security realities and long-term trends defining Eurasia and the post-Soviet space.

EurasiaNet – Independent news organization that covers news from and about the South Caucasus and Central Asia, providing on-the-ground reporting and critical perspectives on the most important developments in the region.

Eurasia Review – Independent Journal and Think Tank that provides a venue for analysts and experts to disseminate content on a wide-range of subjects that are often overlooked or under-represented by Western dominated media.

Foreign Affairs – Leading magazine for in-depth analysis of U.S. foreign policy, published by the Council on Foreign Relations.

FPRI – Think tank policy analysis focused on crucial foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States.

Freedom House – Nonprofit producing research and reports on a number of core thematic issues related to democracy, political rights and civil liberties

Global Americans – News & Research for Latin America’s Changemakers.

The Guardian – Major British news organization covering American and international news for an online, global audience.

Haiti Libre – News and analysis hoping to represent the Haitian people’s voice.

Human Rights Watch – International NGO investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world.

Index on Censorship – Publishes censored writers and artists, promote debate, monitor threats to freedom of speech.

IRI – public opinion polls, election observation and assessment reports, manuals and other training and research materials from the International Republican Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, democracy-development organization.

ISS –  African non-profit organisation covering transnational crimes, migration, maritime security and development, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, crime prevention and criminal justice, and the analysis of conflict and governance.

Kyiv Post – English-language Ukrainian newspaper with global audience.

LatinNews – Provides expert political, economic, and security analysis on Latin America and the Caribbean.

MIT Technology Review – Founded at the MIT, the Tech Review is an independent media company provides analysis of the newest technologies and their commercial, social and political impacts.

The Moscow Times – Russia’s leading, independent English-language media outlet.

Nature – Weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology

NDI – News and reports from the National Democratic Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide

The New York Times – Influential American newspaper providing on-the-ground, expert and deeply reported independent journalism.

NK News – An independent, privately owned specialist information source that focus on North Korea. NK News aims to be the most evidence-based and reliable source of news, information and data on North Korea.

OCCRP – An investigative reporting platform for a worldwide network of independent media centers and journalists focused on organized crime and corruption.

Open Caucasus Media – News, commentary, multimedia, and investigations from the North and South Caucasus, with in-depth analysis of the issues, movements, conflicts, and people shaping the region.

Observer Research Foundation – Provides independent analysis on security, strategy, economy, development, energy and resources in India.

OpenDemocracy – An independent new organization providing reporting and analysis of social and political issues.

El País – Spanish newspaper publishing global news and analysis.

Pew Research Center – A nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world.

Project Syndicate – Produces and delivers original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience.

Premium Times – Nigerian media organisation based in Abuja with a vision to help strengthen Nigeria’s democracy, advance the socio-economic wellbeing and rights of the people, promote and enrich their cultural practices.

Radio Free Asia – NGO working to provide accurate and timely news and information to Asian countries whose governments prohibit access to a free press.

Radio Free Europe/RL – journalists report the news in 23 countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established including countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East.

Rappler – Award-winning news and investigative journalism based in the Philippines.

Russia Matters – Showcasing the best expertise on Russia and its relationships with the rest of the world by providing top-notch analysis, relevant factual data and related digests of news and analysis.

SADA – Middle East analysis from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Solidarity Center – News from the largest U.S.-based international worker rights organization.

USIP –  News, analysis, research findings, practitioner guides and reports, all related to the conflict zones and issues that are at the center of the United States Institute of Peace’s work to prevent and reduce violent conflict.

The Wall Street Journal – American business-focused online coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.

The Washington Post – Newspaper based in the Washington, DC, covering breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world and national new.

World Politics Review – Publishes in-depth news and expert analysis on global affairs to help our readers identify and make sense of the events and trends shaping our world.