Newspapers and Magazines
Mobile's largest-circulation newspaper is The Mobile Register, Alabama's oldest newspaper, dating back to 1813. The Mobile Press combines with the Register on weekends and prints as The Mobile Press Register. Two African-American-oriented newspapers, the Mobile Beacon and The New Times, are published in Mobile. Other publications focus on industry, education, and Christian themes.
Television and Radio
Mobile is served by five local television stations and receives broadcasts from other stations originating in Pensacola, Florida, and Huntsville, Alabama. Mobile's 6 AM radio stations broadcast a range of rock and roll, contemporary, and country and western music as well as religious and news programming. The city's 8 FM radio stations program classical, jazz, popular, easy listening, urban, and progressive music.
Media Information: The Mobile Register, 304 Government Street, PO Box 2488, Mobile, AL 36630; telephone (251)219-5400
Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel. Available www.touralabama.org
Alabama Development Office. Available www.ado.state.al.us
City of Mobile home page. Available www.cityofmobile.org
Mobile Bay Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Available www.mobile.org
Mobile Chamber of Commerce. Available www.mobilechamber.com
Mobile County Public Schools. Available www.mcpss.com
Mobile Museum of Art. Available www.mobilemuseumofart.com
Mobile Public Library. Available www.mplonline.org
Mobile Register. Available www.al.com/mobileregister
Bergeron, Arthur W., Jr., Confederate Mobile (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1991)
Pride, Richard A., The Confession of Dorothy Danner: Telling a Life. (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1995)
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