Clarion Ledger (Jackson, MS)

Daily newspaper of Jackson, Mississippi. Owned by Gannett Company.
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Primary geographic focus: Mississippi
Organization type(s): Media

The Clarion-Ledger is the Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper of Jackson, Mississippi. It is the second oldest company in the state of Mississippi and is one of only a few newspapers in the nation that continues to circulate statewide. It is an operating division of Gannett River States Publishing Corporation, owned by Gannett Company.

It traces its roots to 1837.


News Story

Jackson 5th worst in eviction, Mississippi 8th

Jerry Mitchell
Clarion Ledger (Jackson, MS)
April 12, 2018
More than 24 people on average are evicted each weekday in Jackson from places they are renting — the fifth highest rate among cities of more than 100,000.


Legal lifeline to low-income people in peril

Linda Klein, Patricia Bennett
Clarion Ledger (Jackson, MS)
May 6, 2017
When ordinary Americans need help with life’s big problems, the Legal Services Corp. is there. But its survival is threatened. That’s why it needs help from every resident of Mississippi.

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