Newspapers A newspaper is a collection of articles about current events usually published daily. Since there is at least one in every city, it is a great source for local information. Newspapers, like journals and magazines, are called "periodicals" because they are published on a regular or periodic basis.

Many newspapers also publish web sites with today's news. The online version of a newspaper usually contains fewer articles than the print version. Newspapers usually charge for access to online copies of older articles, but you can often find those articles at your library for free.

Use a Newspaper

  • to find current information about international, national and local events
  • to find editorials, commentaries, expert or popular opinions


  • Baton Rouge Advocate
  • New York Times
  • Le Monde
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