The Citizen (Auburn, New York)

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The Citizen
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Lee Enterprises
PublisherMichelle Bowers
EditorJeremy Boyer
Managing editorMichael Dowd
Headquarters25 Dill Street
Auburn, New York 13021
Circulation9,999 Daily
10,530 Sunday (as of 2022)[1]
OCLC number9672166

The Citizen, commonly referred to as The Auburn Citizen, is the only daily newspaper published in Auburn, New York. The paper serves Cayuga County and parts of the greater Central New York area. The publication is owned by Lee Enterprises.


The paper traces its roots to 1816.[2] The paper has been named The Citizen for decades but was previously published as The Citizen-Advertiser and The Daily Advertiser, among other names.[2]

Except on Sundays, when it was a morning paper, and Saturdays, on which the paper did not publish an edition for most of its history, The Citizen was an afternoon paper until 2008.

In 1999, The Citizen added a Saturday edition,[3] and in 2008, it switched from an afternoon publication to a morning publication, publishing papers seven days a week.[4]

On March 10, 2013, The Citizen announced it was returning to a six-day publication schedule as of April 1, 2013, with the paper no longer publishing a Monday edition.[3]

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  1. ^ Lee Enterprises. "Form 10-K". Retrieved April 13, 2023.
  2. ^ a b "New York State Newspapers". New York State Library. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  3. ^ a b Rifanburg, Michael (10 March 2013). "Rifanburg: The Citizen returning to 6-day publication". The Citizen. Retrieved 4 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Rick Emanuel becomes publisher in Glens Falls". Lee Enterprises. 20 October 2008. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  5. ^ Wilson, Jennifer (May 2010). "Kevin Rivoli '83 Puts A Stamp on Norman Rockwell's America". SUNY Cortland. Retrieved 21 September 2011.
  6. ^ "Kevin Rivoli: Pursuing a Dream". 1 December 2008. Retrieved 21 September 2011.

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