List of newspapers in Louisiana

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This is a list of newspapers in Louisiana.

Daily and weekly newspapers (currently published)

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]
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
Times-Picayune New Orleans 1837[4] Began as Picayune in 1837; merged with Times-Democrat in 1914 to form Times-Picayune
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


  1. ^ a b c d e Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: Louisiana, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i GateHouse Media, LLC, Our Markets: Louisiana, Pittsford, New York, retrieved March 27, 2017
  3. ^ a b c d "US Newspaper Directory: Louisiana". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d "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. ^ a b Federal Writers' Project 1941.
  6. ^ "New Orleans Tribune", Congressional Record, Washington DC, July 23, 2014


  • "List of Newspapers and Periodicals Printed Wholly or in Part in Languages Other Than English: French: Louisiana", Geo. P. Rowell and Co.'s American Newspaper Directory, New York: Geo. P. Rowell & Co., 1880
  • S. N. D. North; United States Department of the Interior (1884). "Catalogue of Periodical Publications: Louisiana". History and Present Condition of the Newspaper and Periodical Press of the United States. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. OCLC 1850475.
  • James T. Haley, ed. (1895), "Newspapers: Louisiana", Afro-American Encyclopaedia, Nashville: Haley & Florida, OCLC 219597043
  • "Louisiana". American Newspaper Directory. New York: George P. Rowell. 1900. pp. 377+.
  • "Louisiana". American Newspaper Annual & Directory. Philadelphia: N. W. Ayer & Son. 1922. pp. 385+.
  • John S. Kendall (1929). "Foreign Language Press of New Orleans". Louisiana Historical Quarterly. 12.
  • Edward Larocque Tinker (1932), "Bibliography of the French newspapers and periodicals of Louisiana" (PDF), Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 42 (Issue also includes other lists related to Louisiana newspapers)
  • Federal Writers' Project (1941), "Newspapers and Radio", Louisiana: a Guide to the State, American Guide Series, NY: Hastings House, pp. 134–140 – via HathiTrust
  • Works Progress Administration (1941). Louisiana newspapers, 1794-1940: a union list of Louisiana newspaper files available in offices of publishers, libraries, and private collections in Louisiana. Louisiana State University – via HathiTrust.
  • John S. Kendall (1946). "New Orleans Newspapermen of Yesterday". Louisiana Historical Quarterly. 29.
  • Edward Larocque Tinker (1951), "Two-Gun Journalism in New Orleans" (PDF), Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 61
  • Raymond R. MacCurdy (1954). "Tentative Bibliography of the Spanish-Language Press in Louisiana, 1808-1871". The Americas. Academy of American Franciscan History. 10. JSTOR 977937.
  • G. Thomas Tanselle (1971). "General Studies: Louisiana". Guide to the Study of United States Imprints. Harvard University Press. p. 848+. ISBN 978-0-674-36761-6. (Includes information about newspapers)

External links

  • "LPA's Membership". Baton Rouge: Louisiana Press Association. (List of newspapers)
  • "Louisiana Newspapers". Louisiana State University Libraries.
  • "Louisiana Information Sources". Research Guides. Tulane University Libraries. (Includes information about newspapers)
  • "Spanish Language Press in New Orleans". Research Guides. Tulane University Libraries.
  • "Louisiana". CJR's Guide to Online News Startups. New York: Columbia Journalism Review.
  • "News: Newspapers: Regional: United States: Louisiana". DMOZ. AOL. (Directory ceased in 2017)
  • "Louisiana Newspapers". Historical U.S. Newspapers Online. Library Guides. Ohio: Bowling Green State University. Newspapers that are freely available on the Internet
  • "Southeast". Historical African American Newspapers Available Online. Subject Guides. Poughkeepsie, NY: Marist College Library. (Includes Louisiana newspapers)
  • International Coalition on Newspapers. "Newspaper Digitization Projects: United States: Louisiana". Chicago: Center for Research Libraries.
  • University of Florida. "Louisiana". NewspaperCat: Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers. Gainesville.
  • "Louisiana". N-Net: the Newspaper Network on the World Wide Web. Archived from the original on February 15, 1997.
  • "Louisiana Newspapers". AJR News Link. American Journalism Review. Archived from the original on February 26, 2000.
  • "United States: Louisiana". Toronto: Tucows Inc. Archived from the original on November 20, 2001.
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