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The Memphis Flyer was founded on February 16, 1989, by Contemporary Media, Inc., publisher of Memphis magazine. With more than 222,000 regular readers, the Memphis Flyer is an urban newsweekly with a blend of hard news and features, and columns devoted to politics, sports, art, theatre, film, etc. In addition, the Flyer provides Memphis’ most comprehensive event listings, calendar, and entertainment reporting.
Over the past 25 years, the Flyer has become an important part of the Memphis community, with a reputation for breaking important stories and taking a fresh, sometimes irreverent look at the landscape of the city. In the past three years, the staff of the Flyer has earned more than 30 awards from the Society of Professional Journalists/Mid-South Chapter. The Flyer has also won the prestigious Green Eyeshade award for investigative reporting from the Atlanta Chapter of SPJ.