Following are articles and documents pertaining to the history of the Chicago Reader. These pages are maintained by former principals of Chicago Reader, Inc., which owned the paper until 2007. For information please email reader dot chicago at gmail dot com.

What kind of paper is this anyway? Chicago Reader, September 29, 1972

The Chicago Reader: A '70s Success Story Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), November 4, 1979

The Reader: The Free Weekly Pays the price Chicago Tribune, November 23, 1975

The Reader: Not for Political Junkies National Journal Convention Daily, August 25, 1996

A publisher who is proud of his Readers Chicago Tribune, March 14, 1986

Transcript of a WBEZ radio interview of Bob Roth by host Jerry Nemanic on the program "Writing Chicago," aired April 29,1985