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Indiana newspapers and Indiana newspaper list

Introduction to Indiana News Media.                

Indiana is a state, which was admitted to the United States on December 11, 1816. With Indianapolis as its capital, Indiana shares its borders with Michigan, Lake Michigan, Ohio, the Ohio River, the Wabash River, Kentucky and Illinois.

Media in Indiana

Capital city Indianapolis is the hub of the local state media. Many regional, as well as national media outlets, also operate in Indiana. According to the US TV Households by Market, Indianapolis ranked 25th in the list of the largest media markets in the United States. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) owns and operates the television and radio broadcasts in Indiana.

History of Indiana Newspapers

The Indiana Gazette is the first newspaper published in Indiana. It has been published daily since August 7, 1804. The Indiana Gazette is based at Water Street in Indiana. One can also read the online paper at The Indiana Gazette website, though a subscription is needed.

Prominent Indiana Newspapers

The Indianapolis Star is the most read daily newspaper in the state. Gannett owns the daily along with a weekly newspaper titled The Topics. The weekly newspaper covers local as well as community news from northern Indianapolis and its surrounding suburbs.

Indianapolis Monthly and Nuvo Newsweekly are among the publications that are known for the coverage of news related to arts, nightlife, entertainment and lifestyle. For the African-American community residing in the state, The Indianapolis Recorder acts as the primary source of news. Bilingual newspaper, La Voz De Indiana focuses on issues related to Latin-America, while another Bilingual paper Tribuna News serves the Hispanics in the state.

For the coverage of news related to business, Inside Indiana Business and The Indianapolis Business Journal operate in the state.

Now that you have a brief idea of the Indiana media, let’s have a look at the top newspapers

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana Newspapers 01 The Indianapolis Star

The Indianapolis Star is a daily newspaper in Indiana primarily catering to residents of the capital city of Indianapolis. Established in 1903 the paper currently delivers news, sports, local events, business news, sports, and entertainment in print, mobile and online to the readers in central Indiana. The paper was acquired by Gannet in 2000.

History

As said, the paper was established in 1903 and its first edition hit the newsstands the same year on June 6th. It was established by George F. McCulloch who was an industrialist as a competition to the other Indianapolis dailies, the Indianapolis Journal and the Indianapolis Sentinel.

The paper was quick to gain popularity and within three years after its inception, it acquired both the Indianapolis Journal and the Indianapolis Sentinel. Over the years, the paper underwent a series of mergers & acquisitions until Gannet acquired the paper in 2000.

What do they publish?

  • A daily printed edition of the paper with a daily circulation of 93,612 copies and Sunday circulation of 213,870 copies as of 2017.
  • An online news website with dedicated sections for news, sports, business, obituaries, latest news, headlines, and more.
  • An e-edition of the paper that can only be accessed by paid subscribers to the website.

Apart from these, The Indianapolis Star also has an active presence on social media platforms. Readers can also choose to follow their pages for regular updates.

Indiana Newspapers 01 The Indianapolis Star Website

The Indianapolis Star Online

The Indianapolis Star ePaper

The Indianapolis Star Android App

The Indianapolis Star iOS App

The Times of Northwest Indiana

Indiana Newspapers 02 The Times of Northwest Indiana

The Times of Northwest Indiana is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents of Munster, Lake County and Northwest Indiana. It was established in 1906 as The Lake County Times by Simon McHie and has over the years grown to become the second-largest newspaper in terms of circulation in Indiana. Over the years, the paper has undergone a series of mergers and acquisitions until Lee Enterprises acquired the paper in 2002.

Apart from the daily printed edition, they also publish an online news website and an e-edition. While readers can access the online news website for free, access to e-edition is restricted to paid subscribers.

Indiana Newspapers 02 The Times of Northwest Indiana Website

The Times of Northwest Indiana Online

The Times of Northwest Indiana ePaper

The Times of Northwest Indiana Android App

The Times of Northwest Indiana iOS App

Indianapolis business journal

Indiana Newspapers 03 Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis business journal is a weekly newspaper published by the IBJ Media Corporation. It was established in 1980 by Mark Vittert and John Burkhart and has since been catering to the business community in Indianapolis with the latest business news & updates.

Other than the weekly newspaper, Indianapolis business journal also publishes an online news website with dedicated sections for news, opinion, jobs, events, classifieds, and more. Apart from these, they also publish free magazines & supplements which the readers can access from their website.

Some of their prominent publications are Forefront, Fast 25, Innovation issue, etc.

Indiana Newspapers 03 Indianapolis Business Journal Website

Indianapolis Business Journal Online

Indianapolis Business Journal ePaper

Indianapolis Business Journal Android App

Indianapolis Business Journal iOS App

Evansville Courier & Press

Indiana Newspapers 04 Courier Press

Evansville Courier & Press is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents of readers in 30 counties in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. The newspaper was established in 1845 by William Newton, as a weekly newspaper under the title The Evansville Courier. Over the years, the paper has undergone a series of mergers, acquisitions & name changes until Gannet acquired the newspaper in 2015.

Other than the daily printed edition of the newspaper, Evansville Courier & Press also publishes an online news website and an e-edition. While readers can access the contents on the news website for free, access to e-edition is restricted to paid subscribers.

Indiana Newspapers 04 Courier Press Website

Courier & Press Online

Courier & Press ePaper

Courier & Press Android App

Courier & Press iOS App

The South Bend Tribune

Indiana Newspapers 05 The South Bend Tribune

The South Bend Tribune is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents of north-central Indiana and southwest Michigan. The paper was established in 1872 by Alfred B. Miller & Elmer Crockett and has since remained a trusted source in the region for local news, sports and entertainment, as well as Notre Dame news. It is also the third-largest newspaper in Indiana by circulation (as of 2018)

As of 2021, other than the daily printed edition they also publish an online news website and an e-edition. Unlike the website, access to e-edition is restricted to paid subscribers.

Indiana Newspapers 05 The South Bend Tribune Website

The South Bend Tribune Online

The South Bend Tribune ePaper

The South Bend Tribune Android App

The South Bend Tribune iOS App

Wlfi

Wlfi is an online news website owned and operated by the WLFI-TV licensed in Lafayette, Indiana. The website is frequently updated with the latest news & updates and has dedicated sections for news, weather, sports, community news, latest news, and more.

Wlfi also has an active presence on social media and readers can choose to follow their Facebook/Twitter accounts for regular updates.

Indiana Newspapers 06 WLFI.com Website

WLFI.com Online

WLFI.com Android App

WLFI.com iOS App

Herald-Times 

Indiana Newspapers 07 Herald Times

Herald-Times is a daily newspaper in Indiana serving Bloomington and its surrounding areas. The paper was established in 1877 as the Bloomington Telephone and has over the years grown to be a prominent news publication in the state. As per the readership survey of 2014, Herald-Times has a daily circulation of 27,450 copies and weekend circulation of 44,197 copies.

Apart from the daily printed edition, Herald-Times also publishes an online news website and an e-edition. They also publish two other newspapers viz

  • Martinsville Reporter Times, catering to the residents of Morgan county
  • Times Mall
Indiana Newspapers 07 Herald Times Website

Herald-Times Online

Herald-Times ePaper

The Journal & Courier Online

Indiana Newspapers 08 The Journal Courier Online

The Journal & Courier Online is a daily newspaper in Indiana serving Lafayette & the surrounding communities. The paper was established in 1920 by Henry W Marshal & is currently owned by Gannet. As per the readership survey of 2010, the paper has a daily circulation of 27, 837 copies & a Sunday circulation of 39,343 copies.

Other than these, the paper also publishes an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 08 The Journal Courier Online Website

The Journal & Courier Online Online

The Journal & Courier Online ePaper

The Journal & Courier Online Android App

The Journal & Courier Online iOS App

The Daily Reporter 

Indiana Newspapers 09 The Journal Courier Online

The Daily Reporter is a daily newspaper in Greenfield, Indiana owned by AIM Media Indiana. Established in 1908 as the Greenfield Daily Reporter, the paper is today the primary source of news and information to the residents of Hancock county. Apart from the daily printed edition, they also publish an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 09 The Journal Courier Online Website

The Daily Reporter Online

The Daily Reporter ePaper

Indiana Daily Student

Indiana Newspapers 10 Indiana Daily Student

Indiana Daily Student is a student-run newspaper published by the students of Indiana University. Established in 1867, the paper is currently distributed for free throughout the campus and city. Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 10 Indiana Daily Student Website

Indiana Daily Student Online

Indiana Daily Student Android App

Indiana Daily Student iOS App

Ball State Daily News  

Indiana Newspapers 11 Ball State Daily News

Ball State Daily News is an award-winning newspaper in Indiana published by the students at the Ball State University. Though the paper as we see it was established in 1968, its history can be traced back to 1922 and its predecessor The Easterner. Today other than the printed edition, they also publish an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 11 Ball State Daily News Website

Ball State Daily News Online

Purdue Exponent 

Indiana Newspapers 12 Purdue

Purdue Exponent is an independent student newspaper published by the students at Purdue University in Indiana. The paper was established in 1889 and is currently published on Mondays and Thursdays during university semesters. Other than the weekly printed edition, they also publish an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 12 Purdue Exponent Website

Purdue Exponent Online

The Herald Bulletin

Indiana Newspapers 13 The Herald Bulletin

The Herald Bulletin is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents in Anderson & adjacent areas northeast of Indianapolis.  The paper was established in 1868 and as of 2021, it is owned by Community Newspapers Holdings INC. Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 13 The Herald Bulletin Website

The Herald Bulletin Online

The Herald Bulletin ePaper

The Herald Bulletin Android App

The Herald Bulletin iOS App

The Tribune

Indiana Newspapers 14 The Tribune

The Tribune is a daily newspaper in Indiana owned and operated by AIM Media Indiana. Established in 1885 as the Seymour         Daily Republican, the paper currently caters to the residents of the city of Seymour and all of Jackson County, Indiana. Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 14 The Tribune Website

The Tribune Online

The Tribune ePaper

Daily Journal

Indiana Newspapers 15 Daily Journal

As the name suggests, Daily Journal is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents of the city of Franklin and several nearby communities in Johnson County, Indiana, including Bargersville, Center Grove, Edinburgh, Greenwood, New Whiteland, Trafalgar and Whiteland. Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 15 Daily Journal Website

Daily Journal Online

Daily Journal ePaper

News and Tribune

Indiana Newspapers 16 News and Tribune

News and Tribune is a daily newspaper in Indiana owned by Community Newspaper Holdings. The paper was established in 2011 following the merger of The Evening News in Clark County and The Tribune in Floyd County.  Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 16 News and Tribune Website

News and Tribune Online

News and Tribune ePaper

News and Tribune Android App

Tribune Star

Tribune Star is a daily newspaper in Indiana covering the Wabash Valley area of Indiana and Illinois. The history of the paper can be traced back to the erstwhile newspaper The Tribune which was established in 1894. It later went on to merge with the newspaper Star in 1983 becoming the Tribune Star and is currently owned by Community Newspaper Holding.

Indiana Newspapers 17 Tribune Star Website

Tribune-Star Online

Tribune-Star ePaper

Tribune-Star Android App

Tribune-Star iOS App

The Journal Review

Indiana Newspapers 18 The Journal Review

The Journal Review is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents in Montgomery County. Established in 1929 following the merger of the erstwhile newspapers The Journal & The Review, the paper currently covers all facets of national news, & local news from the Montgomery County.

Indiana Newspapers 18 The Journal Review Website

The Journal Review Online

The Journal Review ePaper

The Goshen News

Indiana Newspapers 19 The Goshen News

The Goshen News is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the readers in Goshen, and adjacent portions of Elkhart, Kosciosko, Noble, LaGrange and Marshall Counties. The paper first hit the newsstands in 1837 and is currently owned by Community Newspaper Holdings. Other than the daily printed edition, they also publish an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 19 The Goshen News Website

The Goshen News Online

The Goshen News ePaper

The Goshen News Android App

The Goshen News iOS App

Ball State Daily News            

Indiana Newspapers 20 Ball State Daily News

Ball State Daily News is a daily newspaper published by the students at the Ball State University. The paper primarily focuses on reporting news & updates from the university and its surroundings. Apart from the daily printed edition, they also publish an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 20 Ball State Daily News Website

Ball State Daily News Online

News-Sun

Indiana Newspapers 21 News Sun

News-Sun is a daily newspaper in Indian owned by KPC Media Group. The paper was established in 1911 as the Kendaville News Sun and was later renamed to the News-Sun. As of 2021, the paper is circulated in the city of Kendallville and several nearby communities in LaGrange and Noble counties. Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 21 News Sun Website

News-Sun Online

News-Sun ePaper

The Kokomo Tribune

Indiana Newspapers 22 The Kokomo Tribune

The Kokomo Tribune is a daily newspaper in Indiana owned by Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. The history of the newspaper can be traced back to 1850 when the predecessor of The Kokomo Tribune, Howard Tribune was launched. Over the years the paper has undergone a series of mergers & acquisitions until Community Newspaper Holdings Inc acquired the paper.

Indiana Newspapers 22 The Kokomo Tribune Website

The Kokomo Tribune Online

The Kokomo Tribune ePaper

The Kokomo Tribune Android App

The Kokomo Tribune iOS App

The Republic

Indiana Newspapers 23 The Republic

The Republic is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the city of Columbus and several nearby communities in Bartholomew and Jennings counties.  The paper was established in 1872 as The Columbus Republic. Apart from the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 23 The Republic Website

The Republic Online

The Republic ePaper

NUVO

Indiana Newspapers 24 Nuvo

NUVO is a bi-weekly online newspaper in Indiana serving the Indianapolis metropolitan area. The paper was established in 1990 and has over the years been transformed into a bi-weekly news publication. As of 2021, the paper covers news stories, music, food, theatre, film reviews, and also has sections for classifieds and other advertisements.

Indiana Newspapers 24 Nuvo Website

Nuvo Online

The Star Press

Indiana Newspapers 25 The Star Press

The Star Press is a daily newspaper in Indiana owned by Gannet. The paper was established by the merger of The Muncie Evening Press & The Muncie Morning Star. Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 25 The Star Press Website

The Star Press Online

The Star Press ePaper

The Star Press Android App

The Star Press iOS App

Chronicle Tribune

Indiana Newspapers 26 Chronicle Tribune

Chronicle Tribune is a daily newspaper in Indian catering to the residents in Grant county. The paper as seen today was established in 1968 following the merger of The Marion Chronicle & Marion Leader-Tribune. Other than the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 26 Chronicle Tribune Website

Chronicle Tribune Online

Chronicle Tribune ePaper

Indianapolis Recorder

Indiana Newspapers 27 Indianapolis Recorder

Indianapolis Recorder is a weekly newspaper in Indiana and is the longest surviving African-American newspaper in the United States. The newspaper was established in 1895 by George P. Stewart and William H. Porter. Over the years, the paper has grown to become a prominent publication in the state with a circulation of 100,000 copies (As of 2014).

Indiana Newspapers 27 Indianapolis Recorder Website

Indianapolis Recorder Online

Indianapolis Recorder ePaper

The News Dispatch

Indiana Newspapers 28 News Dispatch

The News Dispatch is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents of Michigan City. It is a prominent news publication with a daily circulation of 6,684 copies and a Sunday circulation of 7,699 copies. Apart from the daily printed edition, the paper also publishes an online news website.

Indiana Newspapers 28 News Dispatch Website

News Dispatch Online

Greensburg Daily News

Indiana Newspapers 29 Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg Daily News is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents of Greensburg and Decatur county. The paper was established in 1894 and is currently owned by Community Newspaper Holdings. Other than the daily printed edition they also publish an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 29 Greensburg Daily News Website

Greensburg Daily News Online

Greensburg Daily News ePaper

Greensburg Daily News Android App

Greensburg Daily News iOS App

Palladium-Item

Indiana Newspapers 30 Palladium Item

Palladium-Item is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the residents of Richmond city and its surroundings. The paper was established in 1831 and is currently owned by Gannet and is also the oldest continuous business in Richmond.

Indiana Newspapers 30 Palladium Item Website

Palladium-Item Online

Palladium-Item ePaper

Palladium-Item Android App

Palladium-Item iOS App

The Pilot News 

Indiana Newspapers 31 The Pilot News

The Pilot News is a daily newspaper in Indiana serving Plymouth & its surrounding areas. Established in 1851 the paper covers all facets of local news & updates from Plymouth. Apart from the daily printed edition with a circulation of 4,435 copies, they also publish an online news website and an e-edition.

Indiana Newspapers 31 The Pilot News Website

The Pilot News Online

The Pilot News ePaper

The Pilot News Android App

The News Sentinel 

Indiana Newspapers 32 The News Sentinel

The News Sentinel is a daily newspaper in Indiana catering to the readers in Fort Wayne & its surroundings.  Established in 1833 as The Sentinel, the paper has undergone a series of mergers and acquisitions until it was renamed The News Sentinel and Ogden Newspapers acquired the paper.

Indiana Newspapers 32 The News Sentinel Website

The News Sentinel Online

The Courier-Times

Indiana Newspapers 33 Courier Times

The Courier-Times is a daily newspaper in Indiana that was established in 1951.

Indiana Newspapers 33 Courier Times Website

Courier-Times Online

Conclusion

The newspapers & news website mentioned in this article are the top ones out of the 224 that are currently published in Indiana. Out of these, the Indianapolis star is the largest newspaper in terms of circulation and Brook Reporter is the smallest one in terms of circulation.

Similar to the countries across the globe and the other US states, the circulation of newspapers is declining in Indiana. Owing to this, most newspapers which were once prominent dailies, have cut down their circulation to weekly, bi-weekly or tri-weekly. As of 2021, almost all the major newspapers in Indiana have invested heavily in digital publications and the community newspapers to are following the same path.

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