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Encyclopedia > Media in Seattle

Seattle is well served by newspapers and television and radio stations. City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...

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Newspapers

As of 2004, three daily newspapers are published in Seattle: The Seattle Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce. There is also The Daily of the University of Washington, the University of Washington's school paper, published when school is in session. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The daily Seattle Times is the leading newspaper in Seattle, Washington, United States. ... The daily Seattle Post-Intelligencer is the second leading newspaper in Seattle, Washington, United States. ... The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce is Seattles third daily (six days per week) newspaper. ... The logo of The Daily of the University of Washington The Daily of the University of Washington, formerly known as The University of Washington Daily and usually referred to in Seattle simply as The Daily, is the student newspaper of the University of Washington in Seattle. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a major public research university in Seattle, Washington. ...


Seattle is also home to several ethnic newspapers. Among these are the African American papers The Facts and the Seattle Medium and the Asian American papers the Northwest Asian Weekly, Seattle Chinese Post, and the International Examiner. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... The Facts is a weekly African American newspaper based in Seattle, Washingtons Central District. ... The Seattle Medium is an African American newspaper that serves Seattle, Washington. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ... The Northwest Asian Weekly is a weekly Asian American newspaper based in Seattle, Washingtons International District. ... Categories: Stub | Seattle newspapers ... Categories: Newspaper stubs | Seattle newspapers ...


Popular alternative newspapers include the Seattle Weekly and The Stranger, both published weekly; the Seattle Gay News; and Real Change, a weekly activist paper sold by homeless and low income people. The Rocket, a long-running weekly paper devoted to the music scene, stopped publishing in 2000. An alternative weekly, alternately referred to as an alternative newsweekly or alternative newspaper, is a form of alternative media newspaper found in many centres in the United States and Canada. ... Seattle Weekly is the third most popular newspaper in Seattle, Washington, United States, with a circulation of over 100,000. ... The Stranger is a weekly newspaper in Seattle, Washington, noted for its social commentary, political opinion, arts, comics and music coverage, and local news items. ... The Seattle Gay News is a weekly newspaper aimed at the Seattle LGBT community. ... Real Change is a bi-weekly alternative newspaper based in Seattle, Washington, USA, with an unusual distribution model. ... A homeless man pushes a cart down the street. ... The Rocket was a free weekly newspaper which was published in Seattle WA and Portland OR. Each citys issue contained mostly the same content with some slight variations. ...


Seattle also has numerous neighborhood newspapers, such as the Seattle Sun and Star, the West Seattle Herald, the Ballard News-Tribune, and the papers of the Pacific Publishing Company, which include the Queen Anne News, Magnolia News, North Seattle Herald-Outlook, Capitol Hill Times, Beacon Hill News & South District Journal, and the Madison Park Times. The Seattle Sun and Star is a free, bi-weekly neighborhood newspaper in Seattle, Washington, formed in 2005 by the merger of the Seattle Star and Seattle Sun newspapers. ... The West Seattle Herald is a weekly newspaper serving the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. ... Categories: Seattle newspapers | Stub ... The Pacific Publishing Company in Seattle, Washington, in addition to its commercial printing operations, publishes neighborhood newspapers in the Seattle area. ...


Television

Seattle is home to numerous television stations. The major network affiliates are KOMO 4 (ABC), KING-TV 5 (NBC), KIRO 7 (CBS), KCTS 9 (PBS), and KCPQ 13 (Fox). KOMO-TV, KOMO 4 is a television station in Seattle, Washington. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... KING-TV (KING 5) is a television station in Seattle, Washington, USA. It is affiliated with the NBC network, and broadcasts on analog VHF channel 5 and digital UHF channel 48. ... NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... KIRO is the callsign of broadcast stations in Seattle: KIRO AM KIRO-TV former KIRO-FM, now KQBZ FM This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... CBS (formerly an acronym for Columbia Broadcasting System, the former legal name of the network) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... KCTS is a public television station in Seattle, Washington, affiliated with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), that broadcasts on analog channel 9, HDTV broadcasts are on channel 41. ... The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... KCPQ is a television station in Seattle, Washington, affiliated with the FOX television network, that broadcasts on VHF channel 13. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company is a television network in the United States. ...


Also broadcasting are KSTW 11 (UPN), KONG 16 (independent), KTBW 20 (Trinity Broadcasting), KTWB 22 (WB), KBTC 28 (PBS)Tacoma, KWPX 33 (PAX), KWOG (Shop NBC). KSTW is the UPN station for Seattle, Washington, broadcasting on VHF channel 11. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ... Kong is a town in north-eastern Côte dIvoire, lying west of the Comoë National Park. ... KTWB is a television station in Seattle, Washington, affiliated with the WB television network, that broadcasts on UHF channel 22 and HDTV UHF 25. ... The WB Television Network, casually referred to as The WB, or sometimes as The Frog (referring to the networks former mascot, the animated character Michigan J. Frog), is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... KBTC is a public television station in Tacoma, Washington, affiliated with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), that broadcasts on analog channel 28 and digital channel 27, and Comcast cable channel 12. ... The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... KWPX is a television station based in Seattle, Washington, affiliated with the PAX Network, that broadcasts on UHF channel 33 or HDTV on channel 32. ... The i Network: Independent Television, or simply i, is a broadcast and cable television network first broadcasted on August 31, 1998. ... KWOG is a ShopNBC affiliate in Bellevue, Washington, owned by AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO. OF BELLEVUE, INC. The station broadcasts on UHF channel 51 and on HDTV UHF channel 50, with a powerful 3. ...


Cable television viewers throughout the Seattle media market also receive CBUT 2 CBC from Vancouver, British Columbia, often as cable channel 29 or 99. CBUT is the CBCs television station in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the flagship CBC-TV station for the Pacific Time zone. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the countrys national radio and television broadcaster. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ...


Magazines

The locally owned magazine for parents, ParentMap Newsmagazine, is published monthly. Seattle Magazine, a local lifestyle magazine, is published monthly. ParentMap is a free monthly newsmagazine for Puget Sound area parents, published since April 2003. ...


Radio

As of April 2004, some of Seattle's most popular commercial radio stations according to Arbitron ratings include KIRO-AM 710 (news, talk), KOMO-AM 1000 (news, sports), KUBE 93.3 (Rhythmic Contemporary Hits), KMPS-FM 94.1 (country music), KBSG-FM 97.3 (oldies), KING-FM 98.1 (classical music), KWJZ 98.9 (smooth jazz), KISW-FM 99.9 (rock), KZOK-FM 102.5 (classic rock), KBKS-FM 106.1 (Contemporary Hits/Top-40), KNDD 107.7 (alternative) and KRWM 106.9 (soft rock). 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arbitron is a radio audience research company in the United States. ... KIRO is a radio station based in Seattle, Washington, broadcasting on 710 in the AM radio spectrum. ... NewS (NEWS) is a J-pop group from Johnny & Associates, which also produced groups such as SMAP, TOKIO, Kinki Kids and Tackey & Tsubasa. ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... KOMO is a radio station based in Seattle, Washington, broadcasting on 1000 in the AM radio spectrum. ... KUBE is a successful Rhythmic Top 40 outlet based in Seattle, Washington. ... For another definition see rhythmic and CHR Rhythmic Top 40 is a contemporary hit music genre where the music, direction and makeup of the audience differ from the more mainstream Top 40 format. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with KMPS. (Discuss) KMPS is a Country music station based in Seattle, Washington. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) In popular music, country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic music, blues, gospel music, and old-time music that began... Oldies is a generic term commonly used in the United States and Canada to describe a radio format that concentrates on popular Top 40 music from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. ... KING-FM is a Classical Music radio station in Seattle, Washington. ... Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... KWJZ (Smooth Jazz 98. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... KISW-FM, Seattles Best Rock, is an FM radio station in Seattle, Washington at the frequency 99. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with KZOK. (Discuss) KZOK is a Classic rock station based in Seattle, Washington. ... Classic rock was originally conceived as a radio station programming format which evolved from the album oriented rock (AOR) format in the mid-1980s. ... KBKS-FM better know as Kiss 106. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... KNDD, otherwise known as 107. ... KRWM (Warm 106. ...


There are also two National Public Radio member stations in the Seattle market: KUOW-FM 94.9, licensed by the University of Washington and run by Puget Sound Public Radio, and KPLU-FM 88.5, licensed by Tacoma's Pacific Lutheran University but run out of downtown Seattle. NPR logo NPR redirects here. ... KUOW-FM (94. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a major public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... KPLU-FM (88. ... Old Town neighborhood in Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background Nickname The City of Destiny Location Location of Tacoma in Pierce County and Washington State Government County Pierce Mayor Bill Baarsma (NP) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 162. ... The University is located near Tacoma. ...


Other public radio stations in the area include KEXP-FM 90.3—licensed by the University of Washington and supported by the Experience Music Project, it plays a variety of contemporary alternative and genre music; and KNHC-FM 89.5, owned by the Seattle Public Schools and operated by students at Nathan Hale High School. Public broadcasting (also known as public service broadcasting or PSB) is the dominant form of broadcasting around the world, where radio, television, and potentially other electronic media outlets receive funding from the public. ... KEXP (formerly KCMU) is a public radio station based in Seattle, Washington, that specializes in independent and alternative rock programmed by its disc jockeys. ... Sign advertising the opening of EMP A view of EMPs southeast corner The Experience Music Project (EMP) is a museum of music history founded by Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, located on the campus of Seattle, Washingtons Seattle Center. ... KNHC FM (C 89. ... Seattle Public Schools is the school district for the city of Seattle, Washington. ...


Internet Media

On the internet Seattle is covered by the blogs Seattlest, Seattle Metroblogging SeattleArt.organd Slog. The first use of the term weblog. ...


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