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Newspapers, News Magazines, and Television News: Newspapers

Contemporary Newspapers

Historic Newspapers

American Newspapers

Richmond Times-Dispatch 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.

Ashland Herald-Progress - microfilm, 1919--2018, no index.
 [Ashland] Herald Progress (1919-1963) - online through Chronicling Virginia (Library of Virginia)

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.

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.


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 several Virginia,newspapers including the Richmond Times-Dispatch and its predecessors, and several DC newspapers.


British Newspapers


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

ABC News
BBC News
CBS News
CNN International Ed.
FOX News
NBC News
PBS News


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