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Media Literacy

A resource guide for undergraduate students studying media literacy

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New York Times Digital Access for Webster University

The Webster University Student Government Association (WEBG) provides digital access to The New York Times to all current students, faculty and staff worldwide* paid by the Student Activity Fee.

*Students, Faculty and Staff with Vienna as their primary service location should contact the Webster Vienna Library to receive access.

To create your complimentary account and activate your access:
1. Visit
2. Create a New York Times account using your email account
3. Download your free NYT mobile app or access via


Account verification
You may, on occasion, need to re-verify your account. If you begin seeing notices that you have met your limit of free articles, re-verify by going to 
You will receive an email at your email address to reinstate your access through Webster's subscription. Email address holders may also create a free account.  This provides teaching and curriculum resources using NY Times content. To create this account:

1. Visit
2. Create an inEducation account using your email account