Magazines The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the best news magazines.

If you're looking to stay well informed, subscriptions to some good news magazines can help! The highest quality news publications do not just provide you information; they help show the historical context of major headlines and offer nuanced explanations of why current events are important and their possible implications. With so many publications out there, it can be hard to decide what's worth a monthly subscription! Below, you'll find a ranked list of news magazines to help you make an informed decision about your reading material. 
 

Plenty of popular news magazines have covered major stories historically and remain incredibly revered worldwide. Along with providing in-depth coverage on such topics as the #MeToo movement, scientology, and the 9/11 attacks, The New Yorker is also a premiere source for literary and arts reviews. The Atlantic has provided commentary on American news and politics since 1857 and remains a well respected publication. Some periodicals, like Foreign Policy and Mother Jones, focus on specific issues like international news and social issues. Browse this list and vote up the best news magazines. Feel free to add any quality publications you feel are missing as well! 

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Newsweek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
Newsweek

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The New Yorker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
The New Yorker

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The Atlantic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
The Atlantic

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The Nation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
The Nation

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TIME is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
TIME

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Mother Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
Mother Jones

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The New Republic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
The New Republic

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The New York Times Magazine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
The New York Times Magazine

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National Review is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
National Review

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The Weekly Standard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked

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U.S. News & World Report is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
U.S. News & World Report

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The Week is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
The Week

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New Statesman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
New Statesman

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Foreign Policy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
Foreign Policy

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India Today is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
India Today

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The Spectator is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
The Spectator

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Newsmax is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
Newsmax

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Bloomberg Businessweek is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
Bloomberg Businessweek

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WORLD is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
WORLD

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Harper's Magazine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
Harper's Magazine

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Los Angeles Times Magazine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best News Magazines, Ranked
Los Angeles Times Magazine