Newspaper boxes in Washington, D.C.

Newspaper boxes in Washington, D.C.

Nationally, alternative weekly newspapers are struggling. The Philadelphia City Paper folded in 2015, the Baltimore City Paper is printing its last issue next month, and the Village Voice has gone completely digital, ending its decades-long run as a weekly print publication. Here in D.C., the Washington City Paper is being sold, leading to uncertainty about its future. We discuss the state of alternative local news in the region with a panel of local journalists.


  • Alexa Mills Editor, Washington City Paper
  • Kevin McNeir Editor, The Washington Informer
  • Andrew Beaujon Senior Editor, Washingtonian Magazine

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