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Finding News Sources: U.S. News

Major U.S. News Outlets

These news outlets are all based in the U.S., though many of them cover international news as well as national news.


The following are some of the major, and most widely read, newspapers in the United States. Check Worldcat@SU and the Periodicals section of the library for some of these titles.

For a list of the top 100 newspapers in the United States by circulation, go here.
Select News Magazines
News Radio and Television 
Select News Blogs
*Tip - Blogs often focus on a narrow topic. So if you want technology news, you can find dedicated, technology news blogs. For help evaluating sources on the web, check out the University of Albany's Evaluating Web Content Guide 

U.S. News Resources

Library of Congress Newspaper and Current Periodicals Reading Room - The LOC has a wide range of finding aids, links, and other resources devoted to news sources. This particular page provides links to actual newpapers and to sites that can help you locate and assess news sources. 

Internet Public Library Newspaper Collection - You can search by state and also browse for newspapers world wide


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Newsstand in BW