Baton Rouge: Communications
Newspapers and Magazines
Baton Rouge's major daily newspaper is The Advocate, a morning paper. News is also available in The Baton Rouge Post, an online only news daily. Gambit, a weekly, covers local politics, dining, and entertainment. Scholarly/literary magazines published in Baton Rouge include the HenryJames Review and The Southern Review. In addition, magazines on engineering, agriculture, the oil industry, library science, business, and pharmacy are published in the city.
Television and Radio
Baton Rouge has four television stations: three network and one public. Five television stations are located in surrounding communities, and cable is available. In addition, eleven radio stations broadcast from Baton Rouge: six AM and five FM.
Media Information: The Advocate, 525 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; telephone (225)767-1400
Baton Rouge Online
The Advocate. Available www.2theadvocate.com
Baton Rouge city guide. Available www.baton-rouge.com/BatonRouge
Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available www.visitbatonrouge.com
The Baton Rouge Post. Available www.batonrougepost.com
The Chamber of Greater Baton Rouge. Available www.brchamber.org
City of Baton Rouge home page. Available brgov.com
The State Library of Louisiana. Available www.state.lib.la.us
Bannon, Lois Elmer, Martha Carr, et. al., Magnolia Mound: A Louisiana River Plantation (Gretna, La.: Firebird Press, 1984)
Carleton, Mark T. River Capital: An Illustrated History of Baton Rouge. Pictorial research by M. Stone Miller, Jr. (Sierra Madre, CA: Windsor Publications, 1981).
Dedicated Friends of Magnolia Mound Plantation. The Magnolia Mound Plantation Kitchen Book: Being a Compendium of Foodways and Customs of Early Louisiana, 1795–1841, Interspersed with Anecdotes, Incidents and Observations. (Baton Rouge, LA: Magnolia Mound Plantation House, 1986)
East, Charles. Baton Rouge, A Civil War Album. (Baton Rouge, LA: East, 1977)
Meyers, Rose. A History of Baton Rouge, 1862. (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press for the Baton Rouge Bicentennial Corporation, 1976)
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