Nonfiction Articles & News
Best News Sites
The Cramm - Daily news summary by and for teens. Get it in email, video or podcast.
The New York Times - Still (arguably) the best newspaper/site in the country
Teen Vogue - Really. Great reporting on issues that matter to teens.
Tween Tribune - From The Smithsonian
Vox Explainers - for when you keep hearing about something and don't know the backstory.
Best Longform Journalism
Longform articles are usually over 2000 words, may include investigative journalism or essays around a particular topic. Less than a book but more than a regular news article. Try one!
A Sampling of Great Longform Articles
What Really Happened to Malaysia’s Missing Airplane - The Atlantic
Did Venus Williams Ever Get Her Due? - NY Times
The Day the Dinosaurs Died - New Yorker