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The following is a list of media companies located and/or serving Boston, Massachusetts: Nickname: Beantown, The Hub, Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Founded  -Incorporated September 17, 1630  1820, as a city County Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 232. ...

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Newspapers

Daily

The Boston Globe is the most widely-circulated daily newspaper in Boston, Massachusetts and in the greater New England region. ... The Boston Herald is a tabloid newspaper, the smaller of the two big dailies in Boston, Massachusetts, with a daily circulation of 242,957 in September 2002. ...

Weekly

The Boston Phoenix is an alternative weekly publication in Boston, Massachusetts that emphasizes arts and entertainment coverage, as well as alternative political viewpoints. ... Bostons Weekly Dig (along with The Boston Phoenix) is one of the two popular free weekly rags or alternative weeklies found in Boston, Massachusetts. ...

Bi-weekly

Spare Change is a newspaper published through the efforts of the Homeless Empowerment Project, a grassroots organization created to help end homelessness (from their website, [1]). As of 2004, each vendor of the paper typically receives $.75 for every $1. ...

Others

The Indymedia logo: A lowercase, italic i with three waves expanding out on the left and right The Independent Media Center (aka Indymedia or the IMC) started as a vision for a global, open network of DIY journalists and alternative media activists. ... Metro International is a Swedish media company. ...

Radio

AM Radio

Frequency (kHz) Call Sign Format
680 WRKO Talk
850 WEEI Sports
1030 WBZ-AM News/Talk

WRKO is an AM radio station based in Boston, Massachusetts, currently owned by Entercom and broadcasting on 680 KHz. ... WEEI is a sports-talk radio station broadcasting from Boston, Massachusetts. ... WBZ is the callsign for a television station and an AM radio station in Boston, Massachusetts, both owned by Viacom. ...

FM Radio

Frequency (MHz) Call Sign Format
89.7 WGBH NPR (public/classical/jazz)
90.9 WBUR NPR (public/news/talk)
92.9 WBOS adult alternative
94.5 WJMN contemporary hits-rhythmic (Jam'n 94-5)
96.9 WTKK talk
98.5 WBMX modern adult contemporary
99.5 WKLB country (Country 99.5)
100.7 WZLX classic rock (Boston's Classic Rock)
102.5 WCRB classical (Classical 102.5)
103.3 WODS oldies (Oldies 103.3)
104.1 WBCN hard rock/talk (Boston's Alternative Rock)
105.7 WROR classic hits
106.7 WMJX adult contemporary (Magic 106.7)
107.3 WAAF hard rock

The TV version of the WGBH drop-shadow logo WGBH is an established public television station for Boston, Massachusetts, affiliated with public radio stations (PBS, and NPR & PRI). ... NPR logo NPR redirects here. ... WBUR is the larger of two NPR member stations in Boston, Massachusetts. ... NPR logo NPR redirects here. ... WBOS is an adult album alternative station in the Boston market owned by Greater Media. ... WZLX (100. ... WCRB (102. ... WBCN is a New England commercial alternative rock radio station based in Boston, Massachusetts and is owned by by media conglomerate Viacom. ... This article is about the radio station. ...

Television

Channel Call Sign Network
2 WGBH PBS
4 WBZ CBS
5 WCVB ABC
7 WHDH NBC
25 WFXT FOX
27 WUNI Univision
32 WTMU-LP* Telemundo
38 WSBK UPN
44 WGBX PBS
46 WWDP ShopNBC
48 WYDN DayStar
56 WLVI WB
60 WNEU Telemundo
62 WMFP Shop At Home
66 WUTF TeleFutura
68 WBPX PAX
  • - WTMU-LP simulcasts the programming of WNEU-TV 60.

The TV version of the WGBH drop-shadow logo WGBH is an established public television station for Boston, Massachusetts, affiliated with public radio stations (PBS, and NPR & PRI). ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... WBZ-TV (CBS4) is the CBS television owned-and-operated station serving the Boston television market. ... CBSs first color logo, which debuted in the fall of 1965. ... WCVB-TV is the ABC affiliate in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The ABC Circle logo, designed by Paul Rand in 1962. ... WHDH-TV (7 NBC) is the NBC affiliate in the Boston, Massachusetts television market. ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American radio and television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... WFXT is an American television station which uses the on-air brand Fox 25. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company is a television network in the United States. ... Univisión is one of the largest Spanish language television channels in the United States. ... Founded by Angel Ramos in the early 1950s in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Telemundo is an international media network with a conglomerate of Spanish-language television channels as its base. ... WSBK (UPN 38) is the UPN television affiliate serving Boston, Massachusetts. ... The official logo for UPN. UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by Viacom Inc. ... The TV version of the WGBH drop-shadow logo WGBH are call-letters for Boston, Massachusetts longtime public television and public radio stations ( PBS, and NPR & PRI affiliates, respectively). ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... ShopNBC is a cable shopping network, owned by NBC Universal. ... DayStar is a evangelical Christian satellite network and production company. ... WLVI (WB 56) is the The WB television affiliate serving Boston, Massachusetts. ... The WB Television Network is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... Founded by Angel Ramos in the early 1950s in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Telemundo is an international media network with a conglomerate of Spanish-language television channels as its base. ... TeleFutura is a Spanish language television network owned by Univision with headquarters in Miami, Florida. ... The i Network: Independent Television, or simply i, is a broadcast and cable television network first broadcasted on August 31, 1998. ...

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Boston, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5498 words)
Boston's low crime rate in the last years of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st has been credited to its police department's collaboration with neighborhood groups and church parishes to prevent youths from joining gangs, as well as heavy involvement from the District Attorney's office.
Boston University, now the city's second largest employer and one of the largest private universities in the country, was originally established in Vermont before moving to Brookline and later to its present campus in the Back Bay in the 1950s.
Boston Medical Center, located in the South End neighborhood, is the primary teaching facility for the Boston University School of Medicine as well as the largest trauma center in the Boston area; it was formed by the merger of Boston University Hospital and Boston City Hospital.
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