Newspapers and Magazines
Chicago's major daily newspapers are the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times, both of which are distributed in morning and Sunday editions and maintain an Internet presence. A number of African American and ethnic newspapers circulate regularly. More than a hundred community and foreign-language newspapers are published in the city, serving Lithuanian, Polish, Ukrainian, and Hispanic-speaking residents, among others. The Chicago Reader, an alternative weekly, covers entertainment, social, and cultural issues.
Chicago is a national leader in publishing and printing; more than 600 newspapers and periodicals originate in the city, including American Libraries, Ebony, Jet, Poetryand Your Money. Specialized trade magazines cover a comprehensive range of subjects such as health care, international trade, consumer issues, industry and trade, agriculture, politics, business, and professional information. The University of Chicago is the source of several scholarly journals; among the areas covered are philology, literature, the sciences, ethics, business, labor, history, library science, medicine, and law.
Television and Radio
Chicago is a broadcast media center for a wide region of the Midwest. Television viewers receive programming from 12 commercial, public, and independent stations based in the Chicago metropolitan area. Television programs filmed in Chicago for a national audience include The Oprah Winfrey Show and the movie review program Ebert and Roeper. Nearly 60 AM and 11 FM radio stations broadcast a complete selection of formats, including all major types of music, news, talk shows, public interest features, and market reports.
Media Information: Chicago Tribune, Tribune Publishing, 435 North Michigan, Chicago, IL 60611; telephone (312)222-3232. Chicago Sun-Times, 350 North Orleans, Chicago, IL 60654; telephone (312)321-3000. Chicago Reader, 11 East Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611; telephone (312)828-0350
Chicago Convention and Visitors Bureau. Available www.chicago.il.org
Chicago Historical Society. Available www.chicagohs.org
Chicago Public Library. Available www.chipublib.org/cpl.html
Chicago Public Schools. Available www.cps.k12.il.us
Chicago Tribune. Available www.chicago.tribune.com
City of Chicago Home Page. Available www.egov.cityofchicago.org/city/webportal/home.do
Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs. Available www.illinois.gov
McCormick Place Complex. Available www.mccormickplace.com
Bellow, Saul, The Adventures of Augie March (New York: Avon, 1977, 1953)
Chicago Sun Times, Adrienne Drell, eds. 20th Century Chicago: 100 Years 100 Voices. (Chicago: Sports Publishing, 1999)
Miller, Donald L., City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996)
Samuelson, Tim, Cheryl Kent et al. Above Chicago: A New Collection of Historical and Original Aerial Photographs of Chicago. (Cameron & Company, 1992)
Sinclair, Upton, The Jungle (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988)
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