An ancient list of digital newspapers

David Carlson reminded me today of a list I created in November 1993 of all the U.S. newspapers I knew of that had electronic new services.

It wasn't a long list.

From jdlail@MAMACLAUS.OPUP.ORG Wed Dec  1 15:13:53 1993
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1993 20:45:13 -0500
From: jack lail <jdlail@MAMACLAUS.OPUP.ORG>
Reply to: Computer-assisted Reporting & Research <CARR-L@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU>
To: Multiple recipients of list CARR-L <CARR-L@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU>
Subject: Corrected Newspaper Electronic Services List

Yet another revision. Hopefully the last for awhile.


                     Newspapers with electronic services

The Albuquerque Tribune
Electronic Trib
Access: (505) 823-7700 or 823-7701, subscription
Launched: 1990
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The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
Access Atlanta
Access: Dial-up, subscription
Launched: 1989
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The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
Access: Prodigy
Launched: February 1994
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The Charlotte Observer
The Observer Online
Access: (704) 358-5072
Launched: 1992
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Online
Access: America Online, keyword Trib
Launched: 1992
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The (Danbury, Conn.) News-Times
The News-Times BBS
Access: 203-792-6397
Launched: Sept. 1993
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Detroit Free Press
Access: CompuServe
Launched: First quarter 1994
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Florida Today
Florida Today
Access: CompuServe, go FLATODAY
Launched: February 1993
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Fort Worth Star-Telegram
StarText
Access: Dial-up, subscription
Launched: 1982
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Gannett Suburban Newspapers
New York NewsLink
Access: CompuServe, Go NEWYORK
Launched: October 1993
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Kansas City Star
StarView
Access: Dial-up
Launched: 1994
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Los Angeles Times
Access: Prodigy
Launched: mid-1994
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Middlesex News
The Middlesex Gopher
Access: via Internet, gopher world.std.com
Launched: September 1993
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Middlesex News
Fred the Computer
Access: (508) 872-8461
Launched: 1987
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Middlesex News
The Middlesex Mailing List
Access: via Internet, middlesex-request@world.std.com
Launched: October 1993
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Newsday
Access: Prodigy
Launched: mid-1994
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Post-Link
Access: dial-up, subscription
Launched: 1992
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The Poughkeepsie Journal
The Poughkeepsie Journal BBS
Access: 914-437-4936
Launched: November 1992
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The (Raleigh) News & Observer
NandO
Access: Dial-up, subscription
Launched: January 1994
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San Jose Mercury News
Mercury Center
Access: America Online, keyword mc news
Launched: May 1993
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The Spokesman-Review/Spokane Chronicle
S-R Minerva
Access: (509)459-5233
Launched: 1992
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The Washington Post
Access: Dial-up, subscription
Launched: Summer 1994
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Sources: NAA, Mark Leff's list, various newspapers. Thanks for all the
pointers from CARR-L readers.