Chicago Neighborhood and Community Newspapers
Chicago College and University Papers
Chicago Area Daily Newspapers
- Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
This is the oldest daily courts newspaper in the country and one of the longest operating companies in the city.
- Chicago Sun-Times
The Chicago Sun-Times is the city's scrappier, younger paper, but it's still been in business since 1948, and it has an even longer history. Click here for local, national, and world news, sports, Roger Ebert's movie reviews, blogs, and more.
- Chicago Tribune
Since 1847, the Trib has been publishing the city's news. Find local, national, and world news, sports, features, blogs, archives, and more.
- Daily Herald
The Daily Herald focuses primarily on suburban Chicago. Find local news, business info, features, sports, and more.
- Polish Daily News
"An American Daily in the Polish Language." Published in Chicago.
The daily sound-bite version of the Chicago Tribune is big on visuals and brevity.
Chicago Area Weekly Newspapers
- Chicago Defender
Founded in 1905 by Robert S. Abbott, the Chicago Defender remains one of the nation's most prominent African-American newspapers. Find local, national, and international news, sports, commentary, community events, and more.
- Chicago Free Press
Gay newspaper with a focus on celebrating Chicago's diversity. Find the latest national and local news on LGBT issues, community events, restaurants, a "rainbow directory" of businesses, and more.
- The Chicago Reader
Chicago's long-time weekly paper with an alternative bent covers music, local news, restaurants, gallery openings, movie schedules, and more.
- Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's keeps its finger on the pulse of Chicago's business news. Find news, profiles of business leaders, local trends, and more.
Chicago's bilingual newspaper since 1981. Strives to be the voice of Chicago's Latino community.
- La Raza
Chicago's Spanish newspaper covering local, national, and international news.
- Lawndale News
Bilingual (English and Spanish) weekly paper serves the city's Hispanic community.
- Newcity Chicago
Alternative weekly with growing online component.
Weekly publication primarily serving the African-American community.
- Windy City Times
Chicago's oldest GLBT newspaper and one of the largest in the region. Publishes weekly.
- Chicago Reporter
Bi-monthly, award-winning publication focuses mainly on issues of race and poverty.
Bi-monthly publication covering Chicago's performance industry, including theatre, acting, and film.