100 Largest Circulating Newspaper in the nation

100 Largest Circulating Newspaper in the nation

Here is a list of the top 100 largest circulating newspapers.   Without question here lies the true journalist where you can trust what you read.  Then they are the bloggers….

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1.
USA Today

Gannett Company Inc.

Washington, DC

(M-F)

2,528,437

2.
The Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones & Co. Inc.

New York, NY

(M-F)

2,058,342

3.
New York Times

New York Times Company

New York, NY

Sun

1,683,855

4.
Los Angeles Times

Tribune Publishing Company

Los Angeles, CA

Sun

1,231,318

5.
The Washington Post

Washington Post Company

Washington, DC

Sun

960,684

6.
Chicago Tribune

Tribune Publishing Company

Chicago, IL

Sun

957,212

7.
New York Daily News

New York Daily News

New York, NY

Sun

795,153

8.
Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Media Holdings

Philadelphia, PA

Sun

705,965

9.
Denver Post/Rocky Mountain News

Media News Group, Inc.

Denver, CO

Sun

704,806

10.
Houston Chronicle

Hearst Newspapers

Houston, TX

Sun

692,557

11.
New York Post

News Corp.

New York, NY

Sun

691,420

12.
The Detroit News/Free Press

Media News Group, Inc.

Detroit, MI

Sun

669,315

13.
The Dallas Morning News

Belo Corp.

Dallas, TX

Sun

649,709

14.
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Star Tribune

Minneapolis, MN

Sun

606,698

15.
Boston Globe

New York Times Company

Boston, MA

Sun

604,068

16.
The Newark Star-Ledger

Advance Publications Inc.

Newark, NJ

Sun

599,628

17.
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cox Newspapers

Atlanta, GA

Sun

561,405

18.
The Arizona Republic

Gannett Company

Phoenix, AZ

Sun

556,465

19.
Long Island Newsday

Tribune Publishing Co.

Long Island, NY

Sun

488,825

20.
San Francisco Chronicle

Hearst Corp.

San Francisco, CA

Sun

451,504

21.
The Plain Dealer

Plain Dealer Publishing Co.

Cleveland, OH

Sun

450,875

22.
The Seattle Times/Post-Intelligencer

Seattle Times Co.

Seattle, WA

Sun

435,581

23.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Post-Dispatch LLC

St. Louis, MO

Sun

423,291

24.
St. Petersburg Times

Times Publishing Co.

St. Petersburg, FL

Sun

422,410

25.
The San Diego Union Tribune

Copley Press, Inc.

San Diego, CA

Sun

408,392

26.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Journal Communications Inc.

Milwaukee, WI

Sun

405,355

27.
The Baltimore Sun

Tribune Co.

Baltimore, MD

Sun

401,918

28.
The Miami Herald

Knight Ridder, Inc.

Miami, FL

Sun

390,171

29.
Portland Oregonian

Oregonian Publishing Co.

Portland, OR

Sun

384,729

30.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Block Communications

Pittsburgh, PA

Sun

373,980

31.
Kansas City Star

Knight Ridder

Kansas City, MO

Sun

367,712

32.
Orange County Register

Freedom Communications, Inc.

Orange County, CA

Sun

354,632

33.
The Columbus Dispatch

Dispatch Printing Co.

Columbus, OH

Sun

352,510

34.
Indianapolis Star

Gannett Company Inc.

Indianapolis, IN

Sun

347,217

35.
San Antonio Express-News

Hearst Newspapers

San Antonio, TX

Sun

342,709

36.
Orlando Sentinel

Tribune Publishing Company

Orlando, FL

Sun

341,025

37.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Tribune Publishing Co.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sun

339,728

38.
The Sacramento Bee

McClatchy Newspapers, Inc.

Sacramento, CA

Sun

330,993

39.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Knight Ridder, Inc.

Fort Worth, TX

Sun

322,824

40.
The Tampa Tribune & Times

Media General Inc.

Tampa, FL

Sun

309,916

41.
Cincinnati Enquirer/Post

Gannett Company Inc.

Cincinnati, OH

Sun

293,151

42.
The Daily Oklahoman

Oklahoma Publishing Co.

Oklahoma City, OK

Sun

287,505

43.
Little Rock Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

WEHCO Media Inc. Newspaper

Little Rock, AR

Sun

275,991

44.
The Charlotte Observer

Knight Ridder, Inc.

Charlotte, NC

Sun

274,125

45.
The Buffalo News

Buffalo News

Buffalo, NY

Sun

273,177

46.
Hartford Courant

Tribune Publishing Company

Hartford, CT

Sun

272,918

47.
Louisville Courier Journal

Gannett Company

Louisville, KY

Sun

271,920

48.
San Jose Mercury News

Knight Ridder, Inc.

San Jose, CA

Sun

263,373

49.
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Knight Ridder, Inc.

St. Paul, MN

Sun

251,565

50.
Des Moines Register

Gannett Company

Des Moines, IA

Sun

240,912

51.
Tennessean

Gannett Company Inc.

Nashville, TN

Sun

236,563

52.
Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald Co.

Omaha, NE

Sun

231,115

53.
The Boston Herald

Boston Herald Inc.

Boston, MA

Sun

230,344

54.
Austin-American Statesman

Cox Newspapers

Austin, TX

Sun

228,619

55.
The Virginian-Pilot

Landmark Communications

Norfolk, VA

Sun

225,730

56.
Times-Union

Morris Publishing Group

Jacksonville, FL

Sun

222,392

57.
Democrat & Chronicle

Gannett Company

Rochester, NY

Sun

219,660

58.
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Media General Inc.

Richmond, VA

Sun

219,595

59.
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review Journal

Las Vegas, NV

Sun

219,228

60.
Providence Journal

Belo Corporation

Providence, RI

Sun

218,388

61.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

E.W. Scripps Co.

Memphis, TN

Sun

216,705

62.
Raleigh News & Observer

The McClatchy Company

Raleigh, NC

Sun

213,878

63.
The Palm Beach Post

Cox Newspapers

West Palm Beach, FL

Sun

211,697

64.
Investor’s Business Daily

Investor’s Business Daily

Los Angeles, CA

Mon – Fri

210,708

65.
The Record

North Jersey Media Group

Hackensack, NJ

Sun

206,086

66.
Asbury Park Press

Gannett Company

Neptune, NJ

Sun

199,723

67.
Contra Costa Times

Knight Ridder Inc.

Walnut Creek, CA

Sun

190,613

68.
The Press-Enterprise

Belo Corporation

Riverside, CA

Sun

189,000

69.
Los Angeles Daily News

Media News Group Inc.

Los Angeles, CA

Sun

187,740

70.
Fresno Bee

The McClatchy Co.

Fresno, CA

Sun

183,744

71.
The Grand Rapids Press

Advance Publications Inc.

Grand Rapids, MI

Sun

182,810

72.
Birmingham News

Birmingham News Co.

Birmingham, AL

Sun

180,451

73.
Arizona Daily Star/Tucscon Citizen

Lee Enterprises

Tucson, AZ

Sun

173,064

74.
Akron Beacon Journal

Knight Ridder Inc.

Akron, OH

Sun

170,870

75.
Dayton Daily News

Dayton Newspapers, Inc.

Dayton, OH

Sun

168,645

76.
The Post-Standard

The Herald Co.

Syracuse, NY

Sun

168,393

77.
The Blade

Block Communications

Toledo, OH

Sun

167,686

78.
The Honolulu Advertiser

Gannett Company

Honolulu, HI

Sun

160,723

79.
Tribune-Review

Tribune-Review Publishing Co.

Greensburg, PA

Sun

158,013

80.
Daily Herald

Paddock Publications

Arlington Heights, IL

Sun

153,291

81.
Knoxville News-Sentinel

E.W. Scripps Co.

Knoxville, TN

Sun

152,945

82.
The Salt-Lake Tribune/Deseret News

Newspaper Agency Corp.

Salt Lake City, UT

Sun

151,422

83.
Allentown Morning Call

Tribune Publishing Co.

Allentown, PA

Sun

150,936

84.
Albuquerque Journal/Tribune

E.W. Scripps Co.

Albuquerque, NM

Sun

149,455

85.
Wisconsin State Journal/Capital Times

Capital Newspapers

Madison, WI

Sun

148,489

86.
Patriot-News

The Patriot-News

Harrisburg, PA

Sun

148,301

87.
The Journal News

Gannett Co.

White Plains, NY

Sun

144,231

88.
Wichita Eagle

Knight Ridder, Inc.

Wichita, KS

Sun

143,948

89.
Lexington Herald-Leader

Knight Ridder, Inc.

Lexington, KY

Sun

141,019

90.
The State

Knight Ridder Inc.

Columbia, SC

Sun

140,362

91.
Herald-Tribune

New York Times Co.

Sarasota, FL

Sun

138,675

92.
The News Tribune

The McClatchy Co.

Tacoma, WA

Sun

137,730

93.
Wilmington News-Journal

Gannett Co.

Wilmington, DE

Sun

134,865

94.
The Times Union

Hearst Newspapers

Albany, NY

Sun

133,787

95.
La Opinion

Lozano Enterprises

Los Angeles, CA

Daily

128,553

96.
Republican

Republican Company

Springfield, MA

Sun

125,864

97.
News-Journal

Daytona Beach News-Journal

Daytona Beach, FL

Sun

125,754

98.
Philadelphia Daily News

Knight Ridder, Inc.

Philadelphia, PA

Mon – Fri

123,483

99.
Journal Gazette/News-Sentinel

Knight Ridder, Inc.

Fort Wayne, IN

Sun

121,475

100.
Spokesman-Review

Cowles Publishing Company

Spokane, WA

Sun

120,632

Note: [#] indicates joint operating agreement under Newspaper
Preservation Act of 1970.

Source: Audit Bureau of Circulation FAS-FAX ending March 31, 2006

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