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Newspapers, News Magazines, and Television News: Newspapers

Contemporary Newspapers

Historic Newspapers

American Newspapers

 

Ashland Herald-Progress - microfilm, 1919--2018, no index.

Richmond Christian Advocate - microfilm, 1869--1939, index on first reel of microfilm.

Richmond Daily Dispatch (1860--1865)

Electronic full-text access to primary Richmond newspaper during the Civil War years.

Richmond Times-Dispatch Historical Archive (1935-1986)

Paper and its preceding papers available online from 1850--1922 via Chronicling America (see entry below) as Daily Dispatch, 1850--1884; Richmond Dispatch, 1884--1903; Daily Times, 1886--1889; Times, 1890--1903; Times-Dispatch, 1903-1914, Richmond Times-Dispatch 1914-1922.

Virginia Gazette - microfilm, 1736-1780, index at Ref. F221 .V45 1950

Virginia Gazette Online - 1736--1780, some known issues missing from the online version (digitized by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation).

Yellow Jacket (Randolph-Macon College) - microfilm and Special Collections, 1915--present, no index.

Collections:

Birth of America - microfilm, 1763-1783, various newspapers; index volume at Ref. E187 .J65 

Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective - November 1860 -- April 1865

Full-text and images of Civil War era newspapers: The Charleston Mercury, The New York Herald, and the Richmond Enquirer. Other newspapers are listed when connection to this database; we do NOT have access to the other newspapers.

Chronicling America (1789--1963; dates vary for selected papers; most prior to 1923)

Based at the Library of Congress, this is an online newspaper collection millions of pages; includes serveral Virginia,newspapers including the Richmond Times-Dispatch and its predecessors, and several DC newspapers.

British Newspapers

London Gazette Archive (selected indexing from 1665 to present, with results in PDF format.) Official newspaper of record for UK. Portal also includes Edinburgh Gazette and Belfast Gazette.

People's Paper (London) - microfilm, 1852--1858, no index.

Librarian

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Laurie Preston
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Randolph-Macon College
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804-752-4718

Television

Richmond Affiliates:
ABC: WRIC (channel 8)
CBS: WTVR (channel 6)
NBC: WWBT (channel 12)
PBS: WCVE (channel 23)

National/International
ABC News
BBC News
CBS News
CNN
CNN International Ed.
FOX News
MSNBC
NBC News
PBS News

Radio

RadioLocator
Guide to over 10,000 radio station sites and 2,000 internet radio streams worldwide

Radio Stations - Virginia (NewsLink)
List of stations categorized by genre

National Public Radio

BBC Radio