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Media in Seattle
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.
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.
Seattle also has numerous neighborhood newspapers, such as the Seattle Sun, the Seattle 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.
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). Also broadcasting are KSTW 11 (UPN), KONG 16 (independent), KTWB 22 (WB), and KWPX 33 (PAX).
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-FM 93.3 (contemporary hits), KMPS-FM 94.1 (country music), KBSG-FM 97.3 (oldies), KING-FM 98.1 (classical music), KWJZ-FM 98.9 (smooth jazz), KISW-FM 99.9 (rock), KZOK-FM 102.5 (classic rock), KBKS-FM 106.1 (contemporary pop), KNDD-FM 107.7 (alternative) and KRWM-FM 106.9 (soft rock).
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.
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 .
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