Newspapers and Magazines
Boston's two major daily newspapers, The Boston Globe and the Boston Herald, are both published in the morning.
The Boston Globe, established in 1872, is New England's largest daily and Sunday newspaper. The respected The Christian Science Monitor is published in Boston on week-days. An international edition is also available. Local business news is featured in the Boston Business Journal.
Boston Magazine, Boston's city magazine, is published monthly. Tourist-oriented publications include Panorama and The Boston Phoenix, an alternative weekly publication providing detailed arts and entertainment information, and WHERE magazine, published monthly. Magazines of national interest published in Boston include the Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, Horticulture, Animals, Health Journal, and The Writer. For many years, Boston has published The Atlantic Monthly, one of the nation's oldest literary magazines. As might be expected with Boston's many educational and high-tech institutions, the city also publishes an array of academic and technical journals, both commercially and for professional societies.
Television and Radio
The Boston area is the sixth largest media market in the country, served by five major networks, a public broadcasting station, and a Spanish language station. Special programming includes the Christian Science Monitor Syndicate and a channel for the hearing impaired. Cable television is also available. More than 20 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston area program a variety of music, talk shows, interview programs, and religious offerings. As a special service to travelers, Tunnel Radio broadcasts travel and road conditions inside Boston's heavily traveled South Station Tunnel.
Media Information: The Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02107; telephone (617)929-2000
Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available www.bostonusa.com
The Boston Globe. Available www.boston.com
Boston Public Library. Available www.bpl.org
Boston Public Schools. Available www.boston.k12.ma.us
City of Boston. Available www.cityofboston.gov
City of Boston Redevelopment Authority. Available www.cityofboston.gov/bra
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Available www.bostonchamber.com
Massachusetts Business Development Corporation. Available www.mass-business.com
Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. Available mccahome.com
Massachusetts Medical Society. Available www.massmed.org
Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Available www.state.ma.us/mobd
Campbell, Robert, and Peter Vanderwarker, Cityscapes of Boston (Boston: A Peter Davison Book/Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992)
Kennedy, Lawrence W., Planning the City upon a Hill: Boston Since 1630 (Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 1992)
Uncommon Boston: A Guide to Hidden Spaces and Special Places (Boston: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1990)