The Portland Mercury


The Portland Mercury

Infobox Newspaper
name = The Portland Mercury


caption = The February 15, 2007 front page of
"The Portland Mercury"
type = Alternative weekly
format = Tabloid
foundation = June 2000
ceased publication =
price = free
owners = Index Publishing
publisher = Rob Crocker
editor = Steven Humphrey
language = English
circulation = 42,387 [cite web |url=http://aan.org/alternative/Aan/ViewCompany?oid=oid%3A8252 |title=The Portland Mercury |accessdate=2007-02-21 |publisher=Association of Alternative Newsweeklies ]
headquarters = 605 N.E. 21st Ave., Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232
USA
ISSN =
website = [http://www.portlandmercury.com/ portlandmercury.com]

"The Portland Mercury" is an alternative weekly newspaper published in Portland, Oregon. It serves to chronicle the ever-changing Portland music scene, and generally includes interviews, commentaries, reviews, and concert dates. Popular features include the "I, Anonymous" section, in which local readers are encouraged to submit anonymous, usually impassioned, and often incendiary letters to the city at large. It includes Dan Savage's syndicated advice column Savage Love. The Mercury is similar in style to its sibling publication, Seattle, Washington's "The Stranger".

References

External links

* [http://www.portlandmercury.com/ PortlandMercury.com]


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