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Journalism - Newspaper Research: Current Newspapers

Find primary sources for newspapers, find MIssouri newspapers, International newspapers, historical newspapers and info on doing newspaper research.

MU Licensed Newspaper Databases

Newspaper Data and Directories

Newspaper Directories - Circulation, Religious and Class Publications 

Current Newspapers

Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) 

Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) [formerly: Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC)] provides circulation statistics for several thousand US and Canadian newspapers and periodical publications. Reports include statistics on paid and non-paid subscriptions, including digital subscriptions, home delivery and single-copy sales and are in PDF format. Yearly audit reports also include geographic breakdowns of circulation and some demographic information on readership. Search by title, periodical classification, market area, or circulation size.

News media yellow book.  

This directory indexes reporters by beat. P88.8 .N48 - Latest issue in Journalism Library Reference

Historical Newspapers

Ayer Directory of Publications - Full Text Online

N. W. Ayer & Son's directory, newspapers and periodicals (Print)

Chronicling America Digital Newspaper Directory 1690-present  

  • From the Library of Congress

Editor and Publisher International Year Book

  • ​​1959-1973, 1975, 1977, 1979-2005, 2006[INC], 2007-2010

Editor and Publisher International Data Book 

  • 2012

Editor & Publisher International Data Book

  • 2013-2016

Missouri newspaper directory.

  • 1995-2016

Boston Public Library's List of Digitized Newspaper Directories

Print Newspapers In the MU Libraries

Print titles in Current Periodicals Reading Room in Ellis Library

  • Barrons
  • Columbia Daily Tribune
  • Columbia Missourian
  • Kansas City Star
  • Mizzou Weekly
  • New York Times
  • St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • Wall Street Journal