Madison: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

Daily newspapers in Madison are the morning and Sunday Wisconsin State Journal and the evening (Monday through Friday; mornings on Saturday) The Capital Times. Several other newspapers also circulate in the city; among them are the alternative weekly Isthmus, and University of Wisconsin student dailies.

Madison is the center of extensive magazine and journal publishing activity, including Madison Magazine and In Business . Magazines with wide circulation focus on such subjects as agriculture, athletics, money management, economic justice, and Wisconsin recreation. Several academic journals are based at the University of Wisconsin, and numerous specialized magazines and journals, many affiliated with government agencies, are printed in Madison.

Television and Radio

Six television channels—four commercial and two public—broadcast from Madison, which also receives programming from Green Bay and Wausau. Cable service is available. Several television production firms are located in the city.

Thirteen AM and FM radio stations serve Greater Madison with a variety of programming that includes classical music, jazz, easy listening, farm news, and topics of public interest.

Media Information: The Capital Times, 1901 Fish Hatchery Road, PO Box 8060, Madison, WI 53708; telephone (608)252-6363; and, Wisconsin State Journal, 1901 Fish Hatchery Road, PO Box 8058, Madison, WI 53708; telephone (608)252-6363

Madison Online

City of Madison Home Page. Available

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Available

Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau. Available

Madison Metropolitan School District. Available

Madison Public Library. Available

University of Wisconsin-Madison. Available

Selected Bibliography

Brown, Harriet, Madison Walks (Madison, WI: Jones Books, 2003)

Guide to Archives and Manuscripts in the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay Area Research Center/State Historical Society of Wisconsin (Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, 1982)