List of newspapers in Louisiana

This is a list of newspapers in Louisiana.

Daily and weekly newspapers (currently published)

New Roads, Louisiana Started in 1880

Title Locale Year est. Publisher/parent company Notes
Independent Acadiana
The Town Talk Alexandria Gannett Company[1]
Bastrop Daily Enterprise Bastrop GateHouse Media[2]
Advocate Baton Rouge 1908[3] Georges Media Group
Banner Bernice
Bossier Press-Tribune Bossier City
Beauregard Daily News DeRidder GateHouse Media[2]
Donaldsonville Chief Donaldsonville GateHouse Media[2]
Gazette Farmerville
Franklinton Era-Leader Franklinton
Weekly Citizen Gonzales GateHouse Media[2]
Daily Star Hammond
Courier Houma GateHouse Media[2]
Daily Advertiser Lafayette 1865[3] Gannett Company[1]
American Press Lake Charles
Leesville Daily Leader Leesville GateHouse Media[2]
Avoyelles Journal Marksville
Minden Press-Herald Minden
News-Star Monroe Gannett Company[1]
Natchitoches Times Natchitoches
New Orleans Tribune New Orleans 1985
The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate New Orleans 1837[4] Georges Media Group Began as Picayune in 1837; merged with Times-Democrat in 1914 to form Times-Picayune, merged with New Orleans edition of The Advocate in 2019
Daily World Opelousas Gannett Company[1]
Post South Plaquemine GateHouse Media[2]
Ruston Daily Leader Ruston
Times Shreveport 1871[3] Gannett Company[1]
North Quachita Weekly Sterlington GateHouse Media[2]
Southwest Daily News Sulphur
Daily Comet Thibodaux GateHouse Media[2]
Ouachita Citizen West Monroe

University newspapers

Defunct newspapers

Title Locale Year est. Year ceased Notes
Daily States[4] New Orleans 1880 Became New Orleans States-Item in 1960[3]
New Orleans Bee New Orleans 1827[4] 1923[5] Also called Abeille de la Nouvelle Orleans
Courrier de la Louisiane 1807 1860[5]
New Orleans Item-Tribune New Orleans 1924 1958 Began as Daily City Item in 1877[4]
New Orleans Tribune New Orleans 1864 1870[6]

See also

References

  1. Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: Louisiana, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017
  2. GateHouse Media, LLC, Our Markets: Louisiana, Pittsford, New York, retrieved March 27, 2017
  3. "US Newspaper Directory: Louisiana". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  4. "Southern Press". The South in the Building of the Nation. 7. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Publication Society. 1909. pp. 402–436. Date of establishment of leading Southern newspapers
  5. Federal Writers' Project 1941.
  6. "New Orleans Tribune", Congressional Record, Washington DC, July 23, 2014

Bibliography

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