List of newspapers in Louisiana Article

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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


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