Top 5 HBCU Campus Newspapers 2016


The HBCU Buzz team allowed the black college community to choose the HBCU Buzz Top 5 Campus Newspapers—our annual list that highlights student newspapers at black colleges and the student journalists who reports and writes for them. We wanted readers to support their favorite HBCU campus newspaper. Thousands have casted their vote for the HBCU campus newspaper they think informed the black college community best last year. Voting is now closed, check out the results from the readers’ poll below:

The Famuan

FAMU’s student-ran campus newspaper has news, opinion, lifestyles and sports sections and has recently become a digital, multimedia outlet, which FAMU students update daily with new university and Tallahassee community news.
Website: www.thefamuanonline.com

The Blue & White Flash

In 2003 and 2010, Jackson State’s campus newspaper hosted the HBCU Newspaper Conference and Job Fair on campus and has received numerous awards and honors from the Mississippi Press Association, Black College Communications Association and the Southern Regional Press Institute.
Website: www.jsums.edu/jsuflash/

The Campus Echo

The Campus Echo
Since the school’s founding in 1910, students attending North Carolina Central University has publish the campus newspaper and in just the last 15 years the print and online editions have won over 250 national and regional awards from the Black College Communication Association, the Society for Professional Journalists, the Associated Collegiate Press and the North Carolina College Media Association.
Website: www.campusecho.com

The Hilltop

The student newspaper of Howard University was co-founded by Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurtson and Louis Eugene King and produces a 12-16 page newspaper twice a week.
Website: The Hilltop 

The Hampton Script

Hampton Script

Since 1928, the Hampton student-produced and award winning HBCU newspaper has been the weekly news source of Hampton University and has campus, local & world, opinion, lifestyle, arts & entertainment, sports and features sections on its online version.

Website: www.hamptonscript.com

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