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Here’s what press outlets are saying about Racket. Want to talk to us for your story/book/show/podcast/event? Email press@racketmn.com.


Poynter: “We’re not done with alt-weeklies” June 22, 2022

MPR: “New to Minnesota? Here’s what you need to know” May 11, 2022

Ad Week: “What Does the Future Hold for America’s Alt-Weeklies?” April 14, 2022

What Works Podcast: “Episode 21” April 5, 2022

MPR: “Why have nearly all the employees left the Minneapolis Division of Race and Equity” March 30, 2022

WCCO’s Cory Hepola: “What are the best Minnesota beers for 2021?” December 22, 2021

WCCO’s Sheletta Brundidge: “Another story that’s hard to hear” December 6, 2021

MinnPost: “Annoying the people that need to be annoyed: What to expect from Racket, the new media outlet founded by four ex-City Pages editors” August 13, 2021

Nieman Lab: “Racket joins a rising tide of journalist-owned media startups” August 9, 2021

WCCO’s Steele Talkin’: “From the Ashes of City Pages” August 8, 2021

Welcome to Hell World: “Fuck it we have to own the thing ourselves” August 3, 2021

Bring Me the News: “Racket, a new alternative news site from former City Pages editors, launches this month” August 2, 2021

MPR: “Former City Pages editors launch new Twin Cities publication” August 2, 2021

Pioneer Press: “Racket, the latest Twin Cities news startup, seeks to fill digital void left by demise of City Pages” August 2, 2021

Star Tribune: “Former City Pages editors to launch a new alt website” August 2, 2021