Milwaukee: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

The major daily newspaper of the Greater Milwaukee area is the morning Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, with a daily circulation of 258,000. Several other newspapers, including the Business Journal of Milwaukee, circulate biweekly or weekly.

At least 35 trade and special-interest magazines and journals are published in Milwaukee; they cover such subjects as personal improvement, religion, hobbies, the social sciences, business and finance, computers, railroads, construction and building trades, and archaeology.

Television and Radio

Seven commercial, two public, and one Christian television stations broadcast in Milwaukee. More than forty AM and FM radio stations play a wide range of music, news, and talk radio in the county. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra produces national radio broadcasts.

Media Information: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, P.O. Box 661, Milwaukee, WI 53201; telephone (414)224-2000.

Milwaukee Online

City of Milwaukee home page. Available

Greater Milwaukee Convention and Visitors Bureau. Available

Historic Milwaukee Inc. Available

James J. Flannery Map Library. Available

Metro Milwaukee Association of Commerce. Available

Metro Milwaukee Guide to Relocation. Available metro

Milwaukee Department of City Development. Available

Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation. Available

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Available

Milwaukee Public Library. Available

Wisconsin Department of Commerce. Available

Selected Bibliography

Buck, Diane M. and Virginia A. Palmer, Outdoor Sculpture in Milwaukee: A Cultural and Historical Guidebook (State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1994)

Derleth, August William, The Wind Leans West (New York: Candlelight Press, 1969)

Leavitt, Judith Walzer, The Healthiest City: Milwaukee and the Politics of Health Reform (University of Wisconsin Press, 1996)