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Newark: Communications


Newspapers and Magazines

Newark's major daily newspaper is the Star-Ledger, published each morning. Newspapers serving the city's ethnic communities include The Brazilian Voice, which is published in Portuguese; The Italian Tribune; and Luso Americano, a weekly. Special interest publications include the New Jersey Law Journal and Healthstate, a quarterly published for health care professionals by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. The New Jersey Historical Society publishes Jersey Journeys for children eight times a year. The Journal of Commerce is also published in the city.

Television and Radio

One television station originates in Newark, which also receives New York City broadcasting. Newark's Public Broadcasting System channel is the nation's largest and most productive. A cable television franchise also serves Newark. Four FM station broadcasts from Newark; many more are available to listeners from New York City.

Media Information: Newark Morning Ledger Company, Star-Ledger Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102; telephone (973)877-4141

Newark Online

City of Newark. Available www.ci.newark.nj.us

Essex County Government. Available www.co.essex.nj.us.com

Go Newark. Available www.gonewark.com

New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Available www.njpac.org

Newark Arts Council. Available www.newarkarts.org

Newark Museum. Available www.newarkmuseum.org

Newark Public Library. Available www.npl.org

Newark Public Schools. Available www.nps.k12.nj.us

The Star-Ledger. Available www.nj.com/news/ledger

Selected Bibliography

Cunningham, John T., Newark (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1966)

Hayden, Thomas, Rebellion in Newark, Official Violence and Ghetto Response (by) Tom Hayden (New York: Random, 1967)

Immerso, Michael. Newark's Little Italy: The Vanished First Ward. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999)

Kukla, Barbara J., Swing City: Newark Nightlife, 1925-50 (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991)

Leary, Peter J., Newark, N.J. Illustrated: A Souvenir of the City and Its Numerous Industries (Newark: William A. Baker, 1893)

Shaw, William H., History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts and Peck, 1884, 2 vols.)


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