is the daily newspaper
for the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma
, is the primary newspaper for the northeastern and eastern portions of Oklahoma
, and is the second-most widely circulated newspaper in the state, after The Oklahoman
. It was founded in 1905 and remains an independent newspaper, owned and operated for four generations by the Lorton family of Tulsa. The newspaper's circulation has dropped in recent years and the staff reduced. The newspaper shares some editorial content with The Oklahoman
In the early 1900s Tulsa World
fought an editorial battle in favor of building a reservoir on Spavinaw Creek, in addition to opposing the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s. The paper was jointly operated with the Tulsa Tribune
from 1941 to 1992.
was not originally owned by the Lorton family when it was first published on September 14, 1905.Krehbiel, Randy. at Oklahoma Historical Society
(accessed February 12, 2010). It was not until 1911 that Eugene Lorton
bought into the newspapers, becoming its editor,R.O. Joe Cassity, Jr., at Oklahoma Historical Society
(accessed April 15, 2009).
Beginning in 1915, Tulsa World
fought an editorial battle advocating a proposal to build a... Read More