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Newspapers: Newspaper Alternatives

Newspapers currently subscribed to, that are retained in microform, and in digital formats.

Electronic Newspaper Alternatives

There are a large number of electronic alternatives to newspapers, including newspaper sites, news agency sites, news aggregator sites, television network news sites, and many sites with political biases or that rely on unsubstantiated sources.  The following list presents most trusted news sources according to in-depth studies by the Pew Research Center in 2014 and 2020, as well as an informal analysis by eBizMBA of the popularity of news sources and websites based on the amount of visits to these sites. Links to these studies and websites are provided below. Note that not all of the sources analyzed by the Pew study are listed; only those with an active website are provided in our list.

Broadcast, Print, & Online News Sources

Pew Research

2020 Rating

Pew Research

2014 Rating

eBizMBA

Survey

ABC News (US television network & website) 4 of 18 5 of 19 12 of 15
BBC News (UK television network & website) 2 of 18 1 of 19 13 of 15
Business Insider (news agency, website, & aggregator) 9 of 18 15 of 19 not rated
CBS News (US television network & website) 6 of 18 6 of 19 not rated
CNN (cable news channel & website) 15 of 18 8 of 19 4 of 15
Fox News (cable news channel & website) * 18 of 19 6 of 15
Google News (online news aggregator) ** 10 of 19 2 of 15
The Guardian (UK newspaper & website) 17 of 18 14 of 19 10 of 15
The Hill (US newspaper & website) 13 of  18 not rated not rated
HuffingtonPost (online news aggregator and blog) *** 19 of 19 3 of 15
LA Times (US newspaper & website) not rated not rated 15 of 15
Mail Online (UK newspaper & website) not rated not rated 8 of 15
MSNBC (cable news channel & website) not rated 13 of 19 not rated
NBC News (US television network & website) 7 of 18 7 of 19 7 of 15
New York Times (US newspaper & website) 14 of 18 11 of 19 5 of 15
New Yorker (US magazine & website) not rated 16 of 19 not rated
Newsweek (US news website/magazine & website) 11 of 18 not rated not rated
NPR (US radio network & website) 3 of 18 2 of 19 not rated
PBS Newshour (US television network & website) 1 of 18 3 of 19 not rated
Politico (US news website) 12 of 18 not rated not rated
Time (US news magazine & website) 8 of 18 not rated not rated
Univision (US Spanish-language network) 19 of 18 not rated not rated
USA Today (US newspaper & website) 10 of 18 9 of 19 14 of 15
Wall Street Journal (US financial newspaper & website) 5 of 18 4 of 19 11 of 15
Washington Post (US newspaper & website) 16 of 18 12 of 19 9 of 15
Yahoo! News (online news aggregator) not rated 17 of 19 1 of 15

If you have difficulty finding these or other online alternatives to newspapers, ask for assistance at the Help Desk on Coe level 2 near the entrance.

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