Dallas: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

Dallas is served by one daily newspaper, the Dallas Morning News, and by the weeklies Dallas Observer and Dallas Business Journal. Residents are able to subscribe to a variety of suburban and neighborhood papers, and numerous magazines, such as D Magazine.

Television and Radio

Dallas-area residents are entertained and informed by 9 commercial and public television stations. Other stations are available through cable subscription. Dallas PBS station, KERA, is the most watched public television station in the nation. The 19 radio stations serving Dallas broadcast a variety of program formats, including all-news and country, rock, and classical music.

The Dallas Communications Complex, a multimillion-dollar film production center developed by Dallas real estate magnate Trammell Crow, includes a 15,000-square-foot soundstage and has been the site for the filming of several major motion pictures and television specials. The Dallas-Fort Worth Teleport is a full-service satellite communications facility specializing in broadcast quality video transmission.

Media Information: The Dallas Morning News, PO Box 655237, Dallas, TX 75265; telephone (800)925-1500

Dallas Online

City of Dallas Home Page. Available www.dallascityhall.com

Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available www.dallascvb.com

Dallas Independent School District. Available www.dallasisd.org

Dallas Morning News. Available www.dallasnews.com

Dallas Observer. Available www.dallasobserver.com

Dallas Public Library. Available dallaslibrary.org

The Greater Dallas Chamber. Available www.gdc.org

Selected Bibliography

Beckett, Haznel W., Growing Up in Dallas (Washington, D.C.: Beacham, 1985)

Warren, Leslie, Dallas Public and Private: Aspects of an American City (Dallas, Tx.: Southern Methodist University Press, 1998)