Approved Websites List for Interpretation Events

The following websites are approved for use in Interp by the National Speech & Debate Association. Listing of these online publishing sources does not constitute an endorsement of the content of these sites. Stories, poems, news articles, and images may not be appropriate for all ages.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The links listed here are HTML-based sites only. Please consult the Unified Manual for information regarding print publications, downloadable PDFs, and e-books.

Role Robot

Rolling Stone

The Root

The Rumpus

The Sacramento Bee


The Salt Lake Tribune

The Satirist

Save Yor Victim


Science Daily

Scientific American

Scoop Independent News

The Scrambler

Scraps from the Loft

The Seattle Review of Books

The Seattle Times


Slice Magazine



The Society Pages

Sociopoetix – Transcripts Only *

* Note: Only those segments with official transcripts are eligible.

Southern Poverty Law Center

Spectrum News

Split This Rock

The Stanford Daily

Stanford University

Star Tribune

Story Magazine

Story South

Street Roots NewsSun Sentinel

Sweet Lemon Magazine (this issue only)

The Sydney Morning Herald

TED Talks – Transcripts Only *

* Note: Only those segments with official transcripts are eligible.

Teen Vogue

The Telegraph

Temple Institute


Theater Words

Think Progress

This American Life – Transcripts Only *

* Note: Only those segments with official transcripts are eligible.

This Is Worldtown

Thought Catalog

Time Magazine

Toasted Cheese


Two River

U.N. Women

U.S. Army

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Gamer

Uncanny Magazine

United Nations

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The University of Sydney

Univision News


USA Today

USA Today / Spectrum

Vanity Fair


VOA News


The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post

The Week

White House



Women’s E-News

Words for the Year

Words Without Borders

Yahoo News

Yale News

Young Writers Project *

* Note: Except Tiny Writes

Do you know of a website that should be added?

Fill out our form below! Literature source submissions for the approved websites list will be accepted year-round for review. If the source meets the stated criteria, it will be posted on the approved websites list four times a year. Submissions received by the 15th of each designated month will be reviewed and posted by the 1st of the next month. The months for submissions are August, November, February, and April. Once a site is approved (e.g., The New York Times), all articles posted by that source would be approved for use.

Note: This form is to be filled out by publishers or member coaches only. Please log in to your NSDA account to access the form.

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