In the past, newspapers were probably the only medium of mass advertising and mass awareness. Newspapers brought the world closer and updated its readers about various events occurring globally. Several business firms and organizations paid for newspaper advertisements in the hope of promoting their business or making their presence felt in the market. Like any other metropolitan city, Memphis also has a variety of newspapers to cater to readers with varied interests.
Mainstream newspapers include information on diverse topics such as local issues, politics, events, celebrations, life styles and businesses in Memphis and around the world. Newspapers have extended their boundaries and they offer information to readers about available accommodation, holiday information, shopping, and bargains, discount sales and weather.
To keep themselves in tune with the current trend, almost all mainstream newspapers have their own websites that provide online news and information.
The Commercial Appeal is the most widely circulated newspaper daily in Memphis. It covers general news of national and local interest.
Memphis Business Journal is an extremely popular weekly newspaper, which is owned by the American City Business Journals Inc. This newspaper exclusively covers business and economic news. It includes detailed business news from around the nation, and top business stories. It also publishes various advice columns, to facilitate new as well as experienced business owners to operate their businesses effectively. Internet users can also access the news from the online media division “Bizjournals”. This site is updated throughout the day to provide the latest news from the business world.
The Daily News is also a popular newspaper, which is published every business day. It provides complete information about various fields such as real estate, business, and courts on the basis of legal records such as building permits, deeds, and lawsuits.
Other newspapers include Memphis Flyer,featuring local news and entertainment. Memphis Tattler offers comedy and parody entertainment.