How to read newspapers online for free

Updated March 23, 2017

You can read newspapers from around the country online for free. Reading a newspaper online not only saves you money, but also saves you a trip to your local news-stand. You can even read newspapers from other cities and states including national publications such as "USA Today". Most newspapers offer up-to-date digital versions of the latest news. In most cases, you do not need to register for an account to view the online articles.

Type the newspaper's web address in the address bar of your browser. Press the "Enter" key. If you do not know the web address for the newspaper, use the interactive tool provided by NewsVoyager to locate the site. Click on the state and click on the newspaper's name to visit its site.

Review the front page of the newspaper's website. The front page will feature headlines from the paper and updates on stories. Depending on the site, the site may also feature breaking news that is important to the area.

Click the tabs in the top menu to review various sections of the paper. For example, if you want to review local and national sports stories, click "Sports" in the top menu.


Many websites allow you to comment on stories. You may be required to register to comment on a story. In most cases, registration is free.

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