Portland: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

Portland Newspapers supplies newspaper readers in Portland with the Portland Press Herald every morning except Sunday, and the Maine Sunday Telegram on Sunday. Portland, a magazine devoted to lifestyles, business, and real estate news, and performing arts and fiction reviews, is also published in Portland, as is the quarterly PortCity Life. Maine History, a semiannual scholarly journal, covers local history. Locally published special interest magazines include the Ocean Navigator, Alaska Fisherman's Journal, Seafood Business, National Fisherman, Professional Mariner, Audiofile, which has news about the audiobook business, and The Cafe Review, which covers art, poetry, and literature. The Northeast, a tabloid published eight times yearly, was founded in 1873 and is the oldest continuous news journal of the Episcopal Church.

Television and Radio

Television viewers in Portland may choose from four network affiliates, one public broadcasting station, and cable television. Ten AM and FM radio stations broadcast a variety of musical formats.

Media Information: Portland Newspapers, 390 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04104; telephone (207)791-6650

Portland Online

City of Portland. Available www.ci.portland.me.us

Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce. Available www.portlandregion.com

Greater Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available www.visitportland.com

Maine Historical Society. Available www.mainehistory.org

Maine Office of Tourism. Available www.visitmaine.com

Portland Public Library. Available www.portlandlibrary.com

Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram. Available www.pressherald.mainetoday.com

Selected Bibliography

Gold, Susan Dudley and Jill Cournoyer, The History of Union Wharf, 1793-1998 (Custom Communications, 1998)

Portland: A Publication of Greater Portland Landmarks Incorporated (Portland, Me: Greater Portland Landmarks, 1973)