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News Sources Guide: Read All About It!

Identify sources for current or older stories; old newspapers on microfilm; and stories from alternative presses.

About this guide

“Well, all I know is what I read in the papers.” - Will Rogers, 1923

man reading newspaper; taken from Wikimedia Commons

Looking for stories current or historical? This guide is for you.

Browse news sources, as well as individual newspapers, by geographic area.

Choose a section:

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News directories

How to spot fake news

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Comprehensive news sources

Use these databases to search for topics in multiple newspapers at the same time.