Some reputable current news sources include the New York Times, Washington Post, L.A. Times and Cleveland Plain-Dealer as of 2016. Other reputable news sources include magazines such as the Atlantic, the Christian Science Monitor and Mother Jones. Because advances in technology have led to so much repeated material when it comes to news, these reputable sources are important for deciding what information is reliable. The sources above have earned their reputation through high-quality investigative journalism and reporting.
The New York Times has been publishing news for more than 160 years and has successfully moved its operations online while remaining in print. It is translated into more than 12 languages and is perceived as the source those countries rely on for news about the United States. Close in reputation is the Washington Post. The Pulitzers awarded to both papers confirm the quality of their journalism. Other big city papers have great reputations for news from their locales and environs.
Magazines such as the Atlantic, Christian Science Monitor and Mother Jones have published and continue to publish reputable writers and cover a range of subjects from politics to business to the arts. Some have investigative strengths, such as Mother Jones, while others, such as the Atlantic, are known more for in-depth articles that offer analysis and interpretation of topical or historical topics.