Media in Miami

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Media in Miami, Florida, United States, includes newspapers, magazines, Internet-based web sites, radio, television, and cinema. Florida produces some of its own media, while some comes from outside the state for Floridian consumption.


See also: List of newspapers in Florida (includes Miami)

The Miami Metropolis newspaper began publication in May 1896, overseen initially by W.S. Graham and Wesley M. Featherby, and later by B.B. Tatum. In 1934, it became the Miami Daily News.[1][2] The Herald newspaper began in 1899, followed by the Central News and Miami Weekly in 1920. Tropic Magazine began in 1914.[3]

The first Miami Book Fair was held in 1984.


See also: List of radio stations in Florida (includes Miami)

The earliest radio stations in Miami were WQAM (est. 1921) and WIOD (est. 1926).[4]


See also: List of television stations in Florida (includes Miami)

In terms of media marketing in the U.S., Miami has the 16th largest television audience.[5]

Love and Hip Hop: Miami was aired on January 1 on VH1.

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  1. ^ Federal Writers' Project 1941.
  2. ^ "Newspapers -- Miami (Fla.)". Digital Collections. University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries. Retrieved April 6, 2017.
  3. ^ Rowell 1922.
  4. ^ Alicoate 1939.
  5. ^ Nielsen Company (September 2016). "Local Television Market Universe Estimates" – via Television Bureau of Advertising, Inc.


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