Missouri Newspapers

Columbia Daily Tribune

The Columbia Daily Tribune, commonly referred to as the "Columbia Tribune" or the "Tribune," is one of two daily newspapers in Columbia, Missouri. It is also the only daily newspaper in Columbia, Missouri that has circulation verified by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, and has been a member of ABC since 1915. Although written to serve the Columbia metro area it is the most widely circulated newspaper in Mid-Missouri. The paper is a broadsheet delivered evenings Monday through Friday and mornings on Saturday and Sunday.

Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Star is an American daily newspaper that is part of McClatchy?s newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri. The paper has been published since 1880 and is the recipient of eight Pulitzer Prizes for a number of different categories: Editorial Writing, Local Reporting, National Reporting, the article about the murders in Amarillo, Texas, coverage of the Great Flood in 1951, C. Wesley Roberts?s resignation, and more. The paper, initially called The Kansas City Evening Star, was established on September 18, 1880 by William Rockhill Nelson and Samuel E. Morss. The McClatchy Company purchased Knight Ridder in June 2006 broadening their newspapers. The paper circulates an average of 260,724 on the weekdays and 359,477 on Sundays. The paper?s headquarters are located at 1729 Grand Boulevard Kansas City, MO 64108. The Star is published by Mi-Ai Parrish and edited by Mike Fannin.

Springfield News-Leader

The Springfield News-Leader is the most read newspaper in the city of Springfield, Missouri and covers the Ozarks. The News-Leader has a daily circulation of 35,531 and a Sunday circulation of 62,083 as of March 2012. The Springfield Leader began circulation in 1867 and merged with the Springfield Daily News in 1933 to become the Springfield Leader & Press, an afternoon paper. The morning paper was the News & Leader. The newspapers moved to their present site on Boonville Avenue in 1933. That same year, a new press, capable of printing 36,000 sixty-four page papers per hour, was installed. The newspaper was purchased by Gannett in 1977. Morning and afternoon editions were consolidated to become the Springfield News-Leader in 1987. The News-Leader features Local News, National and World news, Business, Voices, Life, and Sports in the daily sections and an additional Business and Technology, Home, Classified, Comics, and Career builder for the Sunday Sections.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is the major city-wide newspaper in Louis, Missouri. Even though the paper is written to serve Greater St. Louis, the Post-Dispatch is one of the biggest newspapers in the Midwestern United States, and is offered and read as far west as Kansas City, Missouri, as far south as Memphis, Tennessee, and as far north as Springfield, Illinois. It is the only remaining printed daily newspaper in St. Louis. The paper started when Joseph Pulitzer purchased the St. Louis Westliche Post, a German-American newspaper where he had worked, and the St. Louis Dispatch, and merged the two papers to be known as the St. Louis Post and Dispatch, which was shortened to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 1878. Circulation for the daily paper is 191,631 for the year ending September 30, 2011. The Sunday paper is was at an average of 332,825.