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Tramel, Carlson, and Slater’s
knocks it out of the park.
Tramel, Carlson, and Slater’s
knocks it out of the park.
Thunder, Sooners, Cowboys, Jeremy follows them all. “If there’s a bigger sports fan out there, I haven’t met him,” Jeremy says.
Where does Jeremy turn for the best sports coverage? “I prefer The Oklahoman to any other source,” he says. “You just can’t beat their writers. Berry Tramel, Jenni Carlson and Anthony Slater knock it out of the park every day.”
No one else has more reporters, covers more games, and wins more awards than The Oklahoman. In fact, The Oklahoman was named one the nation’s best sports teams three out of the past four years by the Associated Press Sports Editors, and The Oklahoman’s Berry Tramel is a six-time winner of the Oklahoma Sportswriter of the Year Award (National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association).
“At the end of the day,” Jeremy says, “anybody can give you the scores, but The Oklahoman gives me the analysis and insight I can’t get anywhere else.”
If you want sports coverage that knocks it out of the park like Jeremy, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
first female president
be from Oklahoma?
Move over Hillz…here comes Abigail. Abigail’s mom knows that raising a reader is the single most important way to make her child a success. In fact, research shows by simply reading the newspaper kids score 25% higher on achievement tests (Institute of Education).
It also fuels Abigail’s passion. When she reads The Oklahoman’s political coverage, it makes her want to enter the political arena. “I don’t want Hillary to be the first woman president. I want to be the first woman president,” she says. Well, with confidence like that — she’s got our vote.
To unlock a confidence like Abigail’s in your child, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
What can you do today
to make your child
a success tomorrow?
What can you do
today to make
your child a
According to the U.S. Department of Education, raising a reader is the single most important thing parents can do to make sure their children are successful.
In fact, research shows that kids who read the newspaper score 25% higher on achievement tests (Institute of Education).
No wonder Hudson says, “It makes me feel smarter because I can learn about different things that happened on the other side of the world.”
Hudson’s parents are doing it right.
If you want your kids to have an academic advantage like Hudson, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
Do you know the
whole truth and
nothing but the truth?
Bart is tired of trying to decide if a story in his news feed is credible or not. That’s why he trusts The Oklahoman’s coverage over social media — especially when it comes to the local business market. Bart’s not alone. The majority of Americans trust newspapers more than social media for news (Nielsen).
Having relevant, current information is important to Bart when he’s communicating with potential clients. “I can trust that The Oklahoman has reporters that are going out and checking the sources,” he says.
Hey, we’re happy to help, Bart. Now go get ’em.
If you want the most credible local news like Bart, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
How do you know
if you’re really
in the know?
As a reader of The Oklahoman, Teresa gets the story behind the story. Plus, as the president and founder of her own successful business, she finds The Oklahoman to be an invaluable business tool. In fact, more Americans rely on newspapers for local news coverage than any other source (Pew Research).
That’s why she reads The Oklahoman. With the largest news team in the state, we’re able to deliver the most comprehensive local news experience. As Teresa says, “I don’t know about it if I haven’t read it in The Oklahoman.”
If you want the most expansive local news coverage like Teresa, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
Is your news legit…
or totally unfit?
Kristin uses social media and websites like Facebook or BuzzFeed but takes the information she finds there with a grain of salt.
“They’re definitely not my top sources. When you use social media as your primary source of news, you’re getting a lot of opinions. You’re not always getting facts,” she says.
Where does Kristin turn to get the facts?
“I rely on The Oklahoman to see what’s really happening,” she says. “If you want solid, local facts you need to go with them.”
At The Oklahoman, we believe readers like Kristin deserve legit news they can trust. That’s why we fact-check each story and report with context and care.
If you want the state’s most legit news like Kristin, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
Kardashians, cat videos,
too much fluff
in your local news?
Being a foster parent and an active member of the community, Tamyra’s time is limited, so she doesn’t like to waste it on the filler, fluff, and repetition common in broadcast news. “I’m kind of an efficiency nut and I like to be able to glean the information that I’m interested in without having to wait through a whole newscast to get what I want to know.”
“That’s why I have always preferred The Oklahoman over any other news source,” Tamyra says. “It has the information that I look for, that I’m interested in, and it’s presented in a way that I can get what I want, how I want it, when I want it.”
At The Oklahoman, we understand your time is valuable. If you’re seeing too much fluff in your local news, do what Tamyra does and read The Oklahoman.
For valuable local news, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
Has your news
lost its balance?
“The Oklahoman tells me what’s going on in the world and reports on both sides of an opinion,” Brent says.
Brent believes that The Oklahoman plays an important role in democracy. “It keeps voters educated about important issues and holds our politicians accountable,” Brent says. In fact, The Oklahoman was recently named one of the Top Ten Newspapers Doing It Right by Editor and Publisher.
The Oklahoman strives to deliver more voices, more opinions, and more points of views each and every day.
If you want balanced local news like Brent, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
Want to crush
Vilona traded her Fear of Missing Out for absolute confidence when she discovered a competitive edge. By using The Oklahoman’s business section, she can identify new clients and strengthen relationships with current customers. “It’s a great way to understand all the facets and find all the key players,” she says. She’s not alone. For local business intel, Americans trust newspapers more than any other source (Pew Research).
Why is that important? Well, Vilona considers networking essential and The Oklahoman an inexpensive and practical tool to drive her success. To her friends she often says, “The Oklahoman is affordable, and such a wonderful resource, why wouldn’t you get the paper?”
If you want to get an edge over the competition like Vilona, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.
Sometimes it’s not
what you pay, but
what you get in return.
“A lot of people my age rely only on social media and free news sites for their news and information,” Eriech, a communications student at the University of Central Oklahoma, says. “I do too, but I also read The Oklahoman online.”
“Unlike a lot of my news sites and social feeds, I feel like The Oklahoman gives me information I can trust. I know they fact-check their stories and deliver the most local coverage around, plain and simple,” he says.
That’s why Eriech doesn’t mind paying a little for his news. “It’s the only news I’m willing to pay for because I get reliable news that impacts me every day. Plus, it doesn’t cost much and I feel like I get a lot in return.
Like Eriech says, “News is like anything else — you get what you pay for.”
If you want more bang for your buck like Eriech, subscribe to The Oklahoman today.