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Science fiction authors include references to fictional news sources rarely and when they do usually only incidently. Few have dared to critique the "the News" as propagandistic.

Science FictionEdit

  • 4087th Public Affairs Battalion ("Spinning Eagles"), 12th Regiment, 7th Division, 4th U.S. Army - Christopher Buckley's novel Boomsday, p. 19

AEdit

  • Alliance News Network - Mass Effect.
  • Alrond Newsfeed - Christopher L. Bennett's novel Tower of Babel (Star Trek: Enterprise Rise of the Federation series)

BEdit

  • Beacon

CEdit

  • Cerberus Daily News - Mass Effect. Internal news distribution within the renegade Cerberus organization.
  • Citizen - Robert Silverberg's novel Master of Life and Death, p. 50
  • Conservative Daily Review
  • Corporate Crime Scene (prime time television investigative news program) - Christopher Buckley's novel Boomsday, p. 3

DEdit

  • Daily Merchandiser (Venusberg newspaper) - Robert A. Heinlein
  • Daily Monitor (British) - Charles Eric Maine's novel Survival Margin
  • Daily Newsdisc - Anthony Burgess's novel The Wanting Seed
  • Daily War Whoop (Martian newspaper) - Robert A. Heinlein
  • Daily Supernova - Futurama animated television series
  • DIANA - Michael P. Kube-McDowell's novel The Quiet Pools, p. 98

EEdit

  • English Gazette - (described as "the organ of Convocation") Kingsley Amis's 1976 novel The Alteration, p. 45

FEdit

  • Fox Faith and Freedom News - Frederic C. Rich's novel Christian Nation
  • Frontier (ship board journal) - Michael P. Kube-McDowell's novel The Quiet Pools, p. 167
  • The Future of the Countryside - - Johanna Sinisalo's novel The Core of the Sun

GEdit

  • Galaxy News Radio - Fallout universe, a station dedicated to news and entertainment pre-nuclear apocalypse. Limited resurrection post-war by independent operators.
  • The Gallian - Gene Roddenberry and Gene L. Coon's "Bread and Circuses" episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, episode #54, production #43, March 15, 1968
  • Gamma Gazette - Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World, p. 44
  • Get (magazine) - M. John Harrison's novel Empty Space: A Haunting, brief reference, p. 175
  • Globe Telefax - Robert Silverberg's novel Master of Life and Death, p. 50

HEdit

  • Haven Herald - Haven television series
  • Hill Valley Telegraph - Back to the Future 1985 film
  • Holy City - Robert A. Heinlein's novella "If This Goes On--" in his collection Revolt in 2100
  • Homes You Can't Afford (magazine) - M. John Harrison's novel Empty Space: A Haunting, brief reference, p. 175

IEdit

  • Independent Interplanetary News Network - Charles E. Gannon's novel Fire With Fire

LEdit

  • Langstrom Eye-Witness TV - Charles Eric Maine's novel Survival Margin
  • Lifetimes - Larry Niven's novel World of Ptavvs, brief reference
  • London Observer - (described as "the organ of the Papal Cure") Kingsley Amis's 1976 novel The Alteration, p. 42
  • Los Angeles Sentinel - Charles Eric Maine's novel Survival Margin
  • The Los Angeles Sun - My Favorite Martian 1963-1966 television series

MEdit

  • The Martian Times - Arthur C. Clarke's novel The Sands of Mars, p. 83
  • Mars Today - in the Philip K. Dick universe known as Total recall.
  • Mine (magazine) - M. John Harrison's novel Empty Space: A Haunting, brief reference, p. 175

NEdit

  • The New New New York Post - Futurama animated television series
  • News Net - Rachel Bach's novel Fortune's Pawn, p. 267
  • Newsnet - William K. Hartmann's novel Mars Underground
  • Newstime - Michael P. Kube-McDowell's novel The Quiet Pools, p. 198
  • No-Sparrow-Shall-Fall News Service - Robert A. Heinlein's novella "If This Goes On--" in his collection Revolt in 2100
  • Non-Police News - Futurama animated television series

OEdit

  • Obervator Romanus Kingsley Amis's 1976 novel The Alteration, p. 133
  • OneNews - L.E. Modestt, Jr.'s novel The One-Eyed Man, p. 391
  • Onlooker - Kingley Amis's novel The Alteration, p. 229

PEdit

  • Patriot Crier website - Arthur C. Clarke and Michael Kube-McDowell's novel The Trigger, p. 501
  • Planet - (described as "the Leda daily") - Robert A. Heinlein's novel Farmer in the Sky
  • Planetwide Coverage - H. Beam Piper's novel Little Fuzzy, p. 126

REdit

  • Radio Capital - Full Metal Alchemist anime television series
  • Real Slow News - Arthur C. Clarke and Michael Kube-McDowell's novel The Trigger, p. 501
  • RTBS (Rolling Thunder Broadcasting Service) - John Varley's novel Dark Lightening

SEdit

  • The Sidereal Daily Mentioner - The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
  • Sitka Tag - Michael Chabon's novel The Yiddish Policemen's Union, p. 13
  • Spectrum News - Larry Niven's novel Protector, brief reference
  • ‘’Spyglass Magazine” - Cloud Atlas (film)
  • State News - Johanna Sinisalo's novel The Core of the Sun, p. 20
  • StittaranNews - L.E. Modestt, Jr.'s novel The One-Eyed Man, p. 276
  • Sweat Reason - James Morrow's 1990 novel City of Truth, p. 31

TEdit

  • Tablet - Anthony O'Neill's novel The Dark Side
  • Taunton's Weekly - Frederick Pohl & C.M. Kornbluth's novel The Space Merchants
  • Temple Herald - Robert A. Heinlein's novella "If This Goes On--" in his collection Revolt in 2100
  • The Delta Mirror - Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World, p. 44
  • The Free Briton - Anthony Burgess's novel 1985, p. 156
  • The Hourly Radio - Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World, p. 44
  • The Tally Ho - The Prisoner television series

UEdit

  • Universe Today - Babylon 5 television series

VEdit

  • Viewers' Digest - John Brunner's novel The Sheep Look Up
  • Voice of God (radio) Station - Robert A. Heinlein's novella "If This Goes On--" in his collection Revolt in 2100
  • Vulgar Yacht Quarterly - Christopher Buckley's novel Boomsday, p. 117

WEdit

  • Wildgrove Ragle (newspaper) - James Morrow's novel This is the Way the World Ends, p. 157

YEdit

ZEdit

  • Zarathustra News - H. Beam Piper's novel Little Fuzzy, p. 126

FantasyEdit

  • Bum Bay Observer - David Ohle's novel The Age of Sinatra, p. 13
  • Daily Prophet
  • The New York Banner - Ayn Rand's novel The Fountainhead
  • Pisstown Telegraph - David Ohle's novel The Age of Sinatra p. 13
  • Radio Ratt - David Ohle's novel The Age of Sinatra
  • Squalor News - Everything is Bonzer episode of A Good Place, Season Three

Other GenresEdit

Other media in science fictionEdit

  • Beatoff Magazine - James Morrow's 1990 novel City of Truth, p. 9
  • Sheek (magazine) - Anthony Burgess's novel The Wanting Seed, p. 218
  • Weekly Feel - Anthony Burgess's novel The Wanting Seed, p. 220

News Sources Revealed as Fictional in a Work of FictionEdit

  • Hades Times - Ben Schott's novel Jeeves and the King of Clubs, p. 204


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