This is one of our favorite free web sites here at Ellie's Ancestors headquarters-- Genealogy In Time Magazine
The site is home to the frequently updated series entitled, "Newest Genealogy Records", a guide listing worldwide resources as they come online which can be searched by date or country. It also features a library of articles with titles like: More Genealogy Brick Wall Solutions, Hot Tips On How To Use Google For Genealogy Searches, and Simple Ways To Improve Your Genealogy Productivity to name just a few.
There is a free weekly newsletter available and a genealogy search engine along with a family tree search engine. If it's news from the genealogical community you're after, this site offers that also and there is a world time zone map thrown in just because. This site does a great job of keeping me up to date with what's new online and in the world of genealogy. And occupied with something other than cute animal videos and pictures, like the one below--