Let me first start by saying that it was not easy at all to narrow which journals I wanted to subscribe to. I chose to limit myself to 3 since any more than that would lead to diminishing returns. I had to find a good mix and balance it out appropriately as well.
This is one of the most impressive journals that I found, with the least amount of bias and high factual reporting. The Financial Times is based in the UK and owned by a Japanese media conglomerate. The quality of their articles is really high, and I’ve been nothing short of amazed. Unfortunately, this is also quite expensive, but I do believe it’s worth it for me.
I’ll be looking to the FT for their global news around the western hemisphere along with world news without a US-centric view.
Wall Street Journal
The WSJ holds a strong reputation for its award-winning journalists. They lean slightly toward the right but have high factual reporting.
I’ll be looking to the WSJ to know what’s going on in the US market as well as to know what Americans think about the US’s role in geopolitics.
South China Morning Post
The SCMP is a HongKong-based newspaper with journalists in HK, China, Taiwan, Singapore, India, even New Zealand and Australia. There aren’t many big publishers around the area, and this is one of the better ones I could find. They lean slightly left and have good (but not high) factual reporting.
I’ll be looking to the SCMP to know what’s going on with China, southeast Asia, and how those activities impact the rest of the world.
3 journals overall, one unbiased, one slightly left, and one slightly left. One global western hemisphere, one US, and one southeast Asia.
Unfortunately, I am lacking coverage on Russia, the middle east, Africa, and South America. But I’m hoping that FT will give me enough peripheral vision on those regions.