Pennsylvania Newspapers

Pennsylvania, steeped in rich history and marked by diverse geography, is home to an array of newspapers that capture the essence of the Keystone State. Leading the charge in the east is the Philadelphia Inquirer, which provides a comprehensive look at life in the City of Brotherly Love, state politics, and much more. In the western part of the state, the Tribune-Review offers a different but equally thorough perspective, focusing on local culture, industry, and politics.

Moving inland, the Reading Eagle is a go-to source for residents in the Reading area, while the West Chester Daily Local News keeps West Chester and surrounding communities well-informed. Not to be overlooked, the Morning Call of Pennsylvania caters to readers in the All

Morning Call of Pennsylvania

The Morning Call is a daily newspaper in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The newspaper is owned and operated by the Tribune Company, whose other publications consist of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and Baltimore Sun. The Morning Call traces its beginnings to 1883, when Samuel S. Woolever began The Critic, a Saturday evening weekly. The Morning Call distributes to a nine-county region of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey and is the biggest circulation newspaper of the Lehigh Valley, the third most populated region of Pennsylvania. It once rated among the nation's top 100 largest-circulation newspapers, with circulation of 109,000 daily readers and 148,000 Sunday readers. The publisher of the Morning Call is Timothy R. Kennedy and the editor is David Erdman. Headquarters are located at 101 North 6th Street Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States. The newspaper was founded by John R. Walker and John Norvell in June 1829 as The Pennsylvania Inquirer and is the third-oldest surviving daily newspaper in the United States. Owned by Philadelphia Media Network, The Inquirer has the eighteenth largest average weekday U.S. newspaper circulation and has won twenty Pulitzer Prizes.

Reading Eagle

The Reading Eagle is a family-owned and dominant newspaper in the city of Reading, Pennsylvania. The daily circulation of this paper exceeds 49,000 and serves even more readers at over 70,000 on Sundays. The Eagle, founded in 1868 was initially an afternoon paper and in 1940 it merged with the Reading Times. Ultimately, the two papers united, becoming the Reading Eagle. The paper is owned by the Reading Eagle Company, published by William S. Flippin and edited by Harry J. Deitz Jr.


The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, also known as "the Trib," is the second largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Although founded in 1889, it existed only in Westmoreland County until 1992 when, as an offshoot of the Greensburg Tribune-Review, it started serving all of Pittsburgh after a strike at the two previously dominant Pittsburgh dailies, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Press, deprived the city of a newspaper for several months.

West Chester Daily Local News

The Daily Local News is a daily newspaper that covers events in Chester County, Pennsylvania, with limited coverage in neighboring Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and Delaware County, Pennsylvania due to school districts and interscholastic league coverage in these two neighboring counties. First published in West Chester, Pennsylvania in the 1800s, the newspaper is currently owned by the Journal Register Company.