Baltimore: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

Baltimore is served by one major daily newspaper, The Baltimore Sun. The Daily Record provides daily business and legal news, and The Baltimore Business Journal and The Jeffersonian (Baltimore County) are business weeklies. Weekly newspapers published in Baltimore include The Baltimore Times, (part of the BlackPressUSA Network) Baltimore City Paper; Baltimore Guide; and Baltimore Messenger. The Baltimore Chronicle & Sentinel is published monthly.

More than 200 newspapers, periodicals, and directories are published in Baltimore, including numerous medical journals such as The Lancet (North American Edition). Quarterly publications include Maryland Historical Magazine.

Television and Radio

Seven television stations broadcast from Baltimore: affiliates of ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, public television, and the Home Shopping Network. Stations originating in nearby communities are also accessible to Baltimore-area residents, as is cable service.

The 17 Baltimore and nine area AM and FM radio stations broadcast programming that ranges from news, religious material, and public broadcasting to music that includes classical, jazz, country, gospel, easy listening, top-40, and contemporary styles.

Media Information: The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; telephone (410) 332-6300

Baltimore Online

Baltimore Area Convention & Visitor's Bureau. Available

Baltimore City Public School System. Available

Baltimore County Public Library. Available

Baltimore Development Corporation. Available

Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce. Available

Baltimore Sun. Available

City of Baltimore home page. Available

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore. Available

Enoch Pratt Free Library. Available

Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development. Available

Selected Bibliography

Bready, James, H., Baseball in Baltimore: The First 100 Years (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998)

Fein, Isaac M. The Making of an American Jewish Community: The History of Baltimore Jewry from 1773 to 1920 (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1971)

Stockett, Letitia, Baltimore: A Not Too Serious History (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997)