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The Alligator is owned by Campus Communications. The largest independent college newspaper in the nation, the Alligator began publishing in 1906. Alligator staff members have won William Randolph Hearst awards, the college equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, and Society of Professional Journalists awards. A board consisting of University of Florida students and professors oversee the Alligator and choose its editor and managing editors. The editor and managing editors for print and new media pick their own staff. Alligator staff members typically forgo the stereotypical university experience for a college life filled with daily deadlines, adrenaline and miserly wages. The Alligator provides the best basis for a newspaper career. Its graduates have invaded nearly every newspaper in Florida.


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The Duluth News Tribune is owned by the Knight Ridder corporation. Nestled in downtown Duluth, the News Tribune covers northeast Minnesota and Superior, WI. The newspaper boasts a circulation of 70,000 and is distributed in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan. The News Tribune consistently wins awards in the Minnesota Associated Press contest. The newspaper is a good place for young writers to launch their career, according to Arlene Morgan's 100 best newspapers list.


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The Palm Beach Post is owned by Cox Communications. Situated on Florida's east coast, the Post competes and often beats a few large daily newspapers in its circulation area. The Post has a good mix of young and more experienced reporters. Several University of Florida graduates have gone on to work for the Post in recent years. Young reporters find that it's a wonderful place to learn.

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The Roanoke Times is owned by Landmark Communications. The 100,000 circulation daily has offices in Roanoke and Christiansburg. The third largest regional daily in Virginia, the Times provides a good look into life in rural Virginia.


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Roll Call is owned by The Economist Group in London. A leading political paper in the nation's capital, Roll Call's target audience is Capitol Hill workers. Publishing since 1955, Roll Call provides an insiders perspective on Congress. The newspaper, which comes out three times a week, features diverse commentary.


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The St. Petersburg Times is owned by the Poynter Institute. One of Florida's largest daily newspapers, the Times is known for its ability to tell in-depth stories in St. Petersburg and around the state. Times staff members constantly win American Society of Newspaper Editors awards, including its prestigious Best Newspaper Writing Award. The Times competes with and often beats the Tampa Tribune.


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USA TODAY is owned by Gannett. The largest circulating newspaper in the nation, USA TODAY is published five times per week. The newspaper is divided into News, Money, Life and Sports. Since USA TODAY began publishing in 1982, some critics have said the newspaper has filled a void in the industry. Others call USA TODAY the epitome of fast-food journalism because it bombards readers with many snipets of information.


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