TypeNews website
HeadquartersSt. Paul, Minnesota

The Racket is a writer-owned, reader-funded website founded in 2021 by a group of former City Pages editors: Jessica Armbruster, Jay Boller, Em Cassel, and Keith Harris. Racket focuses on local news, politics, music, arts, culture, food and drink, and theater in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ McLaughlin, Shaymus. "New alt news site from former City Pages editors launches this month". Bring Me The News. Retrieved 8 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Annoying the people that need to be annoyed: What to expect from Racket, the new media outlet founded by four ex-City Pages editors". MinnPost. 13 August 2021. Retrieved 8 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Racket joins a rising tide of journalist-owned media startups". Nieman Lab. Retrieved 8 March 2022.