Missouri Newspapers

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.

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.