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Alternative Newspapers

Alternative Weekly Network

Alliance of over a hundred weekly alternative publications that offer inventive graphic design, edgy reporting, and entertainment.


Features news and arts reporting from more than 100 alternative newsweeklies.

The Blooming Alternative

Features coverage and biweekly journals of news and commentaries on communal issues. Themes and topics presented in the publishing company include promotion of social change and independent media.

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Progressive newspaper covering the greater Los Angeles area.

Chicago Reader

Alternative news source for Chicago with a wry look at local happenings, movie reviews, and politics.

Common Dreams: Weeklies

Discover a list of alternative weeklies published in the U.S.

The Dominion

Canadian progressive grassroots newspaper.

The eXile

Moscow based alternative news site providing an inside look at Russia.

Halifax News

Weekly news resource for Halifax. Also presents articles on food, movies, music, and art.

High Plains Reader

Alternative newspaper offering features, stories, music and movie reviews, and commentaries.

LAW Weekly

Award winning newsweekly offering articles that explore Los Angeles's subcultures and analyze its shifting rhythms.

Metro Newspapers

Alternative weekly news publications from Silicon Valley. With a media kit.


Detroit based weekly alternative newspaper. Online edition features articles, a listing of events, and restaurant reviews.

Village Voice

Weekly alternative of New York news, arts, entertainment and highlights.

Washington Free Press

Seattle alternative publication with an emphasis on local issues, with some national and world-wide news.

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