Two daily newspapers provide coverage of the area: the Springfield Republican and the Daily Hampshire Gazette. The Valley Advocate is a popular weekly paper with extensive arts, entertainment, and political coverage. In addition, through a special arrangement the New York Times provides more than 100 free copies daily to the Mount Holyoke community, distributed at various locations on campus.
Be sure to check out WMHC-FM (91.5) to hear the varied tastes of Mount Holyoke's radio enthusiasts. Amherst College’s WAMH (89.3), WMUA at UMass (91.1), and Smith’s WOZQ (91.9) also have student-run programming. The flagship station of the Five Colleges is WFCR (88.5), providing NPR news, classical, and jazz programming.
Television stations in Springfield and Hartford include public, network-affiliated, and independent stations.
New York Times provides more than 100 free copies daily.