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Liberia News and Newspapers Online: Liberia News and Newspapers Online

Sources for news and newspapers from and about Liberia, includes radio and TV.

Liberia News and Newspapers Online - Liberia News
Current news. Company formed from a merger with the Reed Kramer's Africa News. Based in Washington. D.C.

The newspaper is "owned and operated by two Liberian journalists. "Includes environmental issues. Published by Liberia Analyst Corporation. Web site based in New Jersey. [KF]

BanafM 98.5 TV/News Live (Monrovia) - Facebook
TV broadcasting company.

BBC - Liberia News

Bush Chicken
Older news from 2021. Politics, business, agriculture, education, environment, technology, rural areas, sports, book reviews, etc.

Daily Observer (Monrovia)
Online site for the privately owned print newspaper. Special 2023 Election section. Published by the Liberian Observer Corporation, founded by Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Y. Best. Web site based in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.

Daily Observer, 1981-2016
Requires membership in the Center for Research Libraries; Stanford belongs to CRL. Online issues 1981-2016.

Fact Checking Organizations

  • Dubawa - Liberia
     West African independent verification and fact-checking project, initiated by the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development, CJID (based in Nigeria). Has support from the MacArthur Foundation, the British Council, the National Endowment for Democracy (based in Washington D.C.), etc.
  • TSM - Liberia - Stage Media Liberia
    "Stage Media (TSM) is Liberia's first fact-checking media institution." Funding from the Centre for Journalism Innovation & Development, CJID (based in Nigeria).

Front Page Africa
Current Liberian news, commentary, interviews. Obituaries. Popular privately owned newspaper founded by prominent journalist, Rodney Sieh.

GNN-Liberia - Global News Network Liberia 
Liberian and international news. It's CEO is Joel Cholo Brooks who worked for the BBC African Service.

Heritage (Monrovia, Liberia)
Site for the print daily newspaper. Published since 1996 by the Heritage Publishing Company.

Independent Probe (Monrovia)
Investigative journalism. Politics, law & order, business, science & technology, sports, entertainment.

YouTube channel. Has content from other Liberia media sources.

Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS)
Government owned.

Liberian Dialogue
"a non-partisan, issue-oriented web magazine" Mainly politics, commentary, the environment. The Founder and Publisher is Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh, Ph.D.   Based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA.

National Elections Commission (Liberia)
News on the October 2023 elections.

New Dawn (Monrovia)
Privately owned, independent.. Politics, sports, business, health, entertainment, opinion, etc. Published by the Searchlight Communications Inc. Established 2009.

New Democrat
Older news, some historical articles. Founded 1992.

The Perspective (Atlanta, Georgia)
Site contents end around 2016. Electronic and print journal on Liberia's political future. Full text articles, commentaries. Published by the Liberian Democratic Future (LDF), "a group of Liberians from different ethnic backgrounds, genders, religious beliefs and political persuasions who are dedicated to pluralistic, democratic Liberia."

ReliefWeb - Liberia
"a humanitarian information service provided by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)." Has maps.

SpoonTV (Monrovia)
Independent privately owned radio and TV broadcasting. The Spoon Group of Companies Liberia Inc. was founded by Stanton Alexander Witherspoon. Facebook. Witherspoon is no longer managing the company as he was involved in a fraud accusation regarding nursing credentials.