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Atlanta newspapers and Atlanta newspaper list

Introduction to Atlanta News Media

Atlanta is the capital as well as the largest city of Georgia, a state of the United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the population of the city was estimated at 506,811 in 2019. More than six million people, half of the entire state population, are based in Atlanta. Geographically, Atlanta is situated at the foothills of the picturesque Appalachian Mountains.

Media in Atlanta

Television is the primary source of news for the residents of Atlanta. WXIA-TV 11 (NBC), WSB-TV 2 (ABC), WGCL-TV 46 (CBS) and WAGA-TV 5 (Fox) are among the city’s most prominent TV networks. WPXA-TV 14 (Ion), WUVG-TV 34 (Univision), WPCH-TV 17 (Ind.), WUPA 69 (CW) and WATL 36 (MyNetworkTV) are among the other commercial channels available in Atlanta.

Two public television networks operate in Atlanta besides as many radio stations. WGTV 8 is the main station of the Georgia Public Television network, which is available across the state. Georgia Public Radio is funded by listeners from within the state. While WABE is owned by Atlanta Public Schools, jazz music station WCLK is owned by Clark Atlanta University.

History of Atlanta Newspapers

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the most read newspaper in the city. In 1950, two of the city’s most popular newspapers — The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution — merged into The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In 1982, the staff of the two newspapers was consolidated and separate publications for morning and afternoon — Constitution and Journal respectively — were ceased in 2001.

Creative Loafing is among the alternative weekly newspapers of Atlanta. The weekly newspaper has an average circulation of 80,000. The city has a popular monthly general-interest titled the ‘Atlanta magazine’ as well. It has won several awards for covering all news related to Atlanta.

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1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Newspapers 01 The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal-Constitution is a daily newspaper based in Atlanta and catering to readers across the state. The paper was established in the year 1883 and is currently owned by Cox Enterprises. Apart from the daily printed edition of the paper, Atlanta Journal-Constitution also publishes an online news website and an e-edition.

Atlanta Newspapers 01 The Atlanta Journal Constitution Website

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Online

Atlanta Journal-Constitution ePaper

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Android App

Atlanta Journal-Constitution iOS App

2. Mundo Hispanico 

Atlanta Newspapers 02 Mundo Hispanico

Mundo Hispanico is a Spanish digital news publication in Georgia catering to the Hispanic community in the state. They publish an online news website with dedicated sections for entertainment, health, climate, money, technology, and more. Apart from a strong presence on the web, Mundo Hispanico also has an active presence on social media platforms.

Atlanta Newspapers 02 Mundo Hispanico Website

Mundo Hispanico Online

3. Atlanta Voice

Atlanta Newspapers 03 Atlanta Voice

Atlanta Voice is a weekly community newspaper in Georgia catering to the African-American community in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The paper was established in the year 1966 by Ed Clayton and J. Lowell Ware and has over the years grown to be a prominent publication in Atlanta

Atlanta Voice Online

4. The Atlanta Jewish Times

Atlanta Newspapers 04 Atlanta Jewish Times

The Atlanta Jewish Times is a weekly newspaper in Georgia catering to the Jewish community in Atlanta. The paper first entered circulation as the Southern Israelite in 1925 by Michael A. Morris and has since remained under the ownership of his family. As of 2016, the paper had a circulation of 15,000 copies.

AtlantaNewspapers 04 Atlanta Jewish Times Website

The Atlanta Jewish Times Online

5. Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Newspapers 05 Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Business Chronicle is a business publication that is published both as a weekly newspaper & an online newspaper. As the name suggests, Atlanta Business Chronicle caters to the business community in Atlanta catering to the latest business news & updates, market updates, and more. The publication is actually the Atlanta edition of the American Business Journal.

Atlanta Newspapers 05 Atlanta Business Chronicle Website

Atlanta Business Chronicle Online

Atlanta Business Chronicle Android App

Atlanta Business Chronicle iOS App

6. Fulton County Daily Report

Atlanta Newspapers 06 Fulton County Daily Report

Fulton County Daily Report is a daily newspaper in Georgia catering to the residents of Fulton County. The paper was established in 1890 and is currently owned by ALM. As of 2011, the paper had a daily circulation of 3,808 copies. Apart from the printed edition, Fulton County Daily Report Fulton County Daily also publishes an online news website.

Atlanta Newspapers 06 Fulton County Daily Report Website

Fulton County Daily Report Online

7. Emory Wheel

Atlanta Newspapers 07 The Emory Wheel

Emory Wheel is an independent student newspaper published by the students of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. The paper was established in 1919 and has since been published on Wednesdays during the regular school year. Other than the weekly printed edition, Emory Wheel also publishes an online news website that is frequently updated with the latest news & updates.

Atlanta Newspapers 07 The Emory Wheel Website

Emory Wheel Online

8. Atlanta Daily World

Atlanta Newspapers 08 Atlanta Daily World

Atlanta Daily World is a weekly newspaper in Atlanta owned by Real Times Inc. The paper was established in 1928 and is the oldest black newspaper in Atlanta, Georgia. Both the paper and its online edition is primarily focussed on reporting the local news & updates from around Atlanta.

Atlanta Newspapers 08 Atlanta Daily World Website

Atlanta Daily World Online

9. Georgia Voice

Atlanta Newspapers 09 Georgia Voice

Georgia Voice is a bi-weekly newspaper in Atlanta, Georgia owned by The Georgia Voice, LLC. The paper was established in 2009 and has since been primarily catering to the LGBTQ community in Atlanta and acting as their voice. Apart from the bi-weekly newspaper, they also publish an online news website.

Atlanta Newspapers 09 Georgia Voice Website

Georgia Voice Online

10. Georgia Bulletin

Atlanta Newspapers 10 Georgia Bulletin

Georgia Bulletin is a bi-weekly Catholic newspaper in Atlanta, Georgia published by the Archdiocese of Atlanta. The paper primarily covers news & updates concerning the church & is distributed among parishioners through the mail. Apart from the bi-weekly printed edition, Georgia Bulletin also publishes an online news website.

Atlanta Newspapers 10 Georgia Bulletin Website

Georgia Bulletin Online

11. The Technique

Atlanta Newspapers 11 Technique

The Technique is a student newspaper published by the Georgia Institute of Technology. The paper was established in 1911 and has since been catering to the students of the university. As of 2011, the paper had a circulation of 10,000 copies and is distributed to numerous locations on the Georgia Tech campus.

Atlanta Newspapers 11 Technique Website

Technique Online

12. Atlanta Unfiltered

Atlanta Unfiltered is an online news website owned by Jim Walls who was a former employee of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Atlanta Newspapers 12 Atlanta Unfiltered Website

Atlanta Unfiltered Online

13. El Nuevo Georgia

Atlanta Newspapers 13 El Nuevo Georgia

El Nuevo Georgia is a bi-weekly Spanish newspaper in Georgia catering to the residents of Greater Atlanta. The paper was established in 1998 and has since been catering to the Spanish speaking community in the state. As of 2011, the paper had a circulation of 20,000 copies.

Atlanta Newspapers 13 El Nuevo Georgia Website

El Nuevo Georgia Online

14. LikeTheDew

LikeTheDew is an online news website in Georgia based out of Atlanta that was hosted in 2009. It is run by a team of volunteers and offers a Southern perspective on politics, news, opinion and culture.

Atlanta Newspapers 14 LikeTheDew Website

LikeTheDew Online

15. Atlanta Inquirer

Atlanta Newspapers 15 Atlanta Inquirer

Atlanta Inquirer is a weekly newspaper in Atlanta that was established in 1960 by Jesse Hill & Herman J. Russell 1960. Since its inception in 1960, the paper has played a commendable role in the civil rights movements in Atlanta. Today other than the weekly printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website.

Atlanta Newspapers 15 Atlanta Inquirer Website

Atlanta Inquirer Online

16. Senior News Georgia

Atlanta Newspapers 16 Senior News Georgia

Senior News Georgia is a monthly publication in Georgia catering to the readers in the 50+ age group in Georgia. Other than the monthly printed edition, they also publish an online news website with helpful information for the elders.

Atlanta Newspapers 16 Senior News Georgia Website

Senior News Georgia Online

Conclusion

The publications mentioned previously are the list of the top newspapers & news websites in Atlanta, Georgia.

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