Guide to the local community developed by UGA librarian Eric Griffith
Athens News Sources
Athens Banner Herald: Local daily newspaper. Older articles available in the site search beginning in the early 2000s. Also available for more precise searching through Access World News (1999 - present).
Grady Newsource is produced by UGA's Grady College and is "both a class and an independent news organization." Content focuses on local and UGA news.
WUGA (91.7 FM): Local Georgia Public Broadcasting affiliate. Local programming includes Athens News Matters, in which local journalists, elected officials, and other local movers-and-shakers chat about Athens issues.
WXAG (92.7 FM): Live stream (no archives, must listen or record live), schedule (hosted shows generally focus on local issues, especially pertaining to the black community)
Regional, national, and international news coverage.
Access World News provides access to electronic editions of thousands of local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as international sources. In addition to newspaper content, sources such as blogs, broadcast transcripts, and video clips are also included. Company and industry information, politics, sports, cultural activities, and people in the community are among the subjects covered. Paid ads are excluded.
Full text of historical American newspapers, including the Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta Daily World, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.
Historical Newspapers Online, from Proquest, contains the full text of many American historical newspapers, including many that are no longer published. Both well-known and obscure publications are included.