Newspapers of the Chicago metropolitan area

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The following newspapers have been or are printed in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Daily newspapers[edit]

Weekly newspapers[edit]

Past[edit]

Circulation figures for Chicago newspapers appearing in Editor & Publisher in 1919.
  • Chicago American, 1900–1939, became Herald-American
  • Chicago Chronicle, 1895–1908
  • Chicago Courier, 1874–1876
  • Chicago Daily News, 1876–1978
  • Chicago Daily Telegraph, 1878–1881 (became Chicago Morning Herald)
  • Chicago Daily Times, 1929–1948 (merged with Chicago Sun to form Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Chicago Democrat, 1833–1861
  • Chicago Democratic Press, 1852–1857
  • Chicago Evening Mail, 1870–1875 (became Post & Mail)
  • Chicago Evening Post, 1865–1875 (became Post & Mail)
  • Chicago Evening Post, 1886-1932 (absorbed by Chicago Daily News)
  • Chicago Evening Press & Mail, 1884–1897
  • Chicago Examiner, 1902–1918 (became Herald-Examiner)
  • Chicago Express, 1842–1843
  • Chicago Globe, 1887–1895
  • Chicago Herald, 1881–1918
  • Chicago Herald-American, 1939–1958 (became Chicago's American)
  • Chicago Herald-Examiner, 1918–39 (became Herald-American)
  • Chicago Journal, 1844–1929 (absorbed by Chicago Daily News)
  • Chicago Mail, 1885–1894
  • Chicago Morning News, 1881 (became Chicago Record)
  • Chicago Morning Herald, 1893–1901 (became Record-Herald)
  • Chicago Post, 1890–1929 (absorbed by Daily News)
  • Chicago Record, 1881–1901
  • Chicago Record Herald, 1901–1914
  • Chicago Republican, 1865–1872 (became Chicago Inter Ocean)
  • Chicago Sun, 1941–1948 (merged with Chicago Daily Times to form Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Chicago Times, 1861–1895 (became Times-Herald)
  • Chicago Times-Herald, 1895–1901 (became Record-Herald)
  • Chicago's American, 1958–1969 (became Today)
  • Chicago Inter Ocean, 1872–1914 (became Record-Herald)
  • Chicago Post & Mail, 1875–1878 (absorbed by Chicago Daily News)
  • Today, 1969–1974
  • City News Bureau of Chicago, local cooperative wire service

Chicago Weekly Community Newspapers[edit]

Suburban Community Newspapers[edit]

Past community newspapers[edit]

  • Back-of-Yards Journal
  • Citizen, 1900s–1930
  • "Chatham Citizen" 1965 - 1975 [1]
  • Edison Review
  • Life
  • Chicago Free Press (GLBT, 1999-2010)
  • Gay Chicago
  • Gay Life (GLBT, 1970s-80s)
  • North Loop News
  • Near North News
  • New Metro News
  • Norwood Review
  • Brookfield Enterprise / The Times (1932-1985)
  • Residents' Journal
  • River North News
  • The Skeleton News
  • Times, 1950s–2005
  • "Uptown Action" 1980 - 1985[2]
  • Westside Journal
  • West Town Chicago Journal
  • West Town Free Press (West Town Tenants Union) (1997-2002)
  • Voice

Specialized local newspapers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]