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Chicago Tribune
Headquarters building
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Tribune Company
Publisher Tony W. Hunter
Editor Gerould W. Kern
Founded June 10, 1847
Headquarters Tribune Tower
435 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Circulation 441,508 daily
768,073 Sunday[1]
ISSN 1085-6706
Official website

Chicago Tribune is a major newspaper that serves Chicago, Illinois. It was founded on June 10, 1847 by James Kelly, John E. Wheeler and Joseph K. C. Forrest. The Tribune was also known for running the wrong result in its headline, "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN" during the 1948 presidential election which it was expected Thomas E. Dewey would defeat Harry S. Truman.


  1. "Circulation numbers for the 25 largest newspapers". The Boston Globe. 2010-10-25.

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