News transcripts come from various sources including television news programs, radio broadcasts and press releases.
Includes news transcripts from radio and TV.
Easy Search/Search the News - Under "Source Type" select "Broadcast Transcripts" .
OR Select the "News" blue tab on the left; select "TV & Radio Transcripts"; select "All transcripts" or a specific category (e.g., NBC Transcripts).
For more information see: LexisNexis YouTube Tutorial on Finding Broadcast Transcripts
Federal News Service (included in LexisNexis Academic, 1988-current, search "all transcripts" or use Find Source and search by source name to find FNS)
Contains speeches, press and news conferences, government briefings, National Press Club, transcripts of Congressional hearings, and other special events.
Points of View Reference Center
Select a category or topic. Includes news transcripts when applicable.
Other Sources for transcripts include:
Vanderbilt University's Television News Archive is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news, providing access to television news broadcasts of the national networks since August 5, 1968. The Library does not subscribe but you can search the site by keyword and date, then use Interlibrary Services to request broadcasts. Specify the Vanderbilt Television News Archive as the source.
YouTube - articles, segments or reports may be posted.
Commercial Vendors (The Library does not subscribe to these services)
Video Monitoring Services of America - provides search and monitoring services for all U.S. TV and top radio markets.
Fulltext Sources Online - a directory of newspapers, magazines, newsletters and transcripts.
ABC News: Public Affairs Broadcasts 1986 - 1991- DocMic PN4888.T4A34, Hoskins Storage Reading Room.
This set consists of written transcripts of ABC television news broadcasts. A printed guide, ABC News Index, (PN4888.T4A34) indexes the above programs by subject and names of personalities being interviewed. The microfiche are filed by the title of the specific program in the microfiche cabinets.
CBS News Broadcasts. 1975-1986. PN4888.T4 C642 - DocMic microfiche, Hoskins Storage Reading Room.
A printed index, CBS News Index, (DocMic PN4888.T4C64a) indexes the above programs by subject and names.
Foreign Translation services
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996 - UT Libraries Database
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Publications 1996-2004 - CD-ROM in Hoskins Storage Reading Room
PAIS International and PAIS Archive 1915+ -Includes some foreign newspaper and wire service transcripts that can be searched by subject.