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Indianapolis: Communications


Newspapers and Magazines

The major daily newspaper in Indianapolis is the morning The Indianapolis Star. The Indianapolis Business Journal, the Indianapolis Recorder, a newspaper with an African American focus, and several neighborhood and suburban newspapers are published weekly. Indianapolis Monthly is a magazine featuring articles on local and state topics.

A number of magazines and special-interest journals are published in the city. Among the nationally-known magazines are The Saturday Evening Post, Jack and Jill, and Humpty Dumpty's Magazine. Quill, a magazine for journalists and journalism students, is published nine times per year. Topics covered by other Indianapolis-based publications include art, religion, medicine, nursing, law, education, pets, and gymnastics.

Television and Radio

Ten television and four cable stations broadcast from Indianapolis. The city is served by 6 AM and 12 FM radio stations providing a variety of formats such as classical, jazz, public radio, adult contemporary, country, and talk.

Media Information: The Indianapolis Star, 307 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204; telephone (317)444-4000; toll-free (800)669-7827

Indianapolis Online

City of Indianapolis and Marion County home page. Available www.indygov.org/home.htm

Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. Available www.indychamber.com

Indiana Historical Society. Available www.indianahistory.org

Indiana State Library. Available www.statelib.lib.in.us

Indianapolis Downtown. Available www.indydt.com

The Indianapolis Star. Available www.indystar.com

Indy Partnership Regional Economic Development Corporation. Available www.iedc.com

IndyGov Visitors Center home page. Available www.indygov.org/Visiting/home.htm

Selected Bibliography

Berry, S.L. Indianapolis. (Minneapolis, MN: Dillon Press, 1990)

Nye, Charlie, and Joe Young, eds. Hoosier Century: 100 Years of Photography from the Indianapolis Star and News. (Sports Publishing, Inc., 1999)


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