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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)