List of newspapers in the United States by circulation

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This is a list of the top 25 newspapers in the United States by weekday circulation as of March 2013.[1] The figures include normal print editions, branded print editions (e.g., regional editions or editions tailored for commuters), and digital subscriptions (e.g., for tablet computers or restricted-access).[1] The data is compiled by the Alliance for Audited Media.[1]

Rank Newspaper Primary
State Total Average Circulation[2] Owner
1 The Wall Street Journal Nationwide 2,378,827 News Corp
2 The New York Times Nationwide
New York City
New York 1,865,318 The New York Times Company
3 USA Today Nationwide 1,674,306 Gannett Company
4 Los Angeles Times Los Angeles California 653,868 Tribune Publishing
5 Daily News New York City New York 516,165 Daily News, L.P.
6 New York Post New York City New York 500,521 News Corp
7 The Washington Post Washington
D.C. 474,767 Nash Holdings
8 Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Illinois 470,548 Wrapports
9 The Denver Post Denver Colorado 416,676 Digital First Media
10 Chicago Tribune Chicago Illinois 414,930 Tribune Publishing
11 The Dallas Morning News Dallas Texas 409,265 A. H. Belo Corporation
12 Newsday Long Island New York 377,744 Cablevision
13 Houston Chronicle Houston Texas 360,251 Hearst Corporation
14 Orange County Register Santa Ana California 356,165 Freedom Communications
15 The Star-Ledger Newark New Jersey 340,778 Advance Publications
16 Tampa Bay Times Tampa Florida 340,260 Times Publishing Company
17 The Plain Dealer Cleveland Ohio 311,605 Advance Publications
18 The Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia Pennsylvania 306,831 Philadelphia Media Network
19 Star Tribune Minneapolis Minnesota 301,345 Glen Taylor
20 The Arizona Republic Phoenix Arizona 293,640 Gannett Company
21 Honolulu Star-Advertiser Honolulu Hawaii 268,244 Black Press Group
22 Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas Nevada 252,047 New Media Investment Group
23 San Diego Union-Tribune San Diego California 250,678 Tribune Publishing
24 The Boston Globe Boston Massachusetts 245,572 John W. Henry
25 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta Georgia 231,094 Cox Enterprises

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  1. ^ a b c The Associated Press (2013-04-30). "Top 10 Newspapers By Circulation: Wall Street Journal Leads Weekday Circulation". The Huffington Post. 
  2. ^ "Top 25 U.S. Newspapers for March 2013 | Alliance for Audited Media". Retrieved 2015-10-21.