2010 data from Mondo:

top newspapers 2010

Top 25 Newspapers in US. (adapted from ABC, 2006 data)

1. USA TODAY   Gannett Company Inc.  2,549,252

2. The Wall Street Journal   Dow Jones & Co. Inc. 2,047,127

3.  New York Times  New York Times Company  1,623,697

4. LA Times Tribune Publishing Company 1,172,005

5. Denver Post Rocky Mountain News Media News Group,  1,039,340

6.  The Chicago Tribune Tribune Publishing Company  937,907

 7. The Washington Post  Washington Post Company  930,619

 8. The New York Daily News   New York Daily News  780,196

 9. New York Post  News Media Group  708,561

10. Houston Chronicle  Hearst Newspapers  692,586

 11. The Philadelphia Inquirer McClatchy Newspapers, Inc.  682,214

 12. Minneapolis Star Tribune  McClatchy Newspapers, Inc.  596,333

13. The Boston Globe  New York Times Co.  587,292

14. The Newark Star-Ledger  Advance Publications, Inc.  580,640

15. Atlanta Journal Constitution Cox Newspapers  523,968

16. Arizona Republic Gannett Company Inc. 503,953

 17. Newsday  Tribune Publishing Company  474,750

18 The Plain Dealer  Advance Publications, Inc.  446,487

 19. San Francisco Chronicle  Hearst Communications Inc.  432,957

20. Seattle Post-Intelligencer Seattle Times Company Seattle 423,275

 21. St. Louis Post Dispatch Lee Enterprises, Inc.  St. Louis Post Dispatch 418,262

22. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  Journal Communications Inc. 401,379

 23. San Diego Union Tribune Copley Press, Inc.  390,310

 24. St. Petersburg Times  Times Publishing Co.  386,661

25. The Baltimore Sun  Tribune Publishing Company  380,701

Gannett (NYSE: GCI)

"Gannett is the USA's largest newspaper group in terms of circulation. The company's 90 daily newspapers in the USA have a combined daily paid circulation of approximately 7.3 million....The company owns and operates 23 television stations, which cover 18.05 percent of the USA and have a market reach of 20.1 million households (Gannett, 2007)."

Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ)

"In addition to The Wall Street Journal and its international and online editions, Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ) publishes Barron's and the Far Eastern Economic Review, Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Indexes, MarketWatch, and the Ottaway group of community newspapers. Dow Jones is co-owner with Reuters Group of Factiva and with Hearst of SmartMoney. Dow Jones also provides news content to CNBC and The Wall Street Journal Radio Network in the U.S.(Dow Jones & Company, 2007)"

Tribune (NYSE: TRB)

"Tribune is one of the country�s top media companies, with 11 leading daily newspapers, 23 television stations, cable network Superstation WGN, Chicago�s WGN-AM radio and the Chicago Cubs, plus popular news, information and entertainment websites (Tribune,2007)."

McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI)

"In 2006, McClatchy purchased Knight Ridder Inc. to become the second-largest newspaper publisher in the United States....The McClatchy Company today owns 32 daily newspapers in 30 U.S. markets. These markets are growing 50 percent faster than the national average. In each of its daily newspaper markets, McClatchy operates the leading local website, offering readers information, comprehensive news, advertising, e-commerce and other services (McClatchy Company, 2007)."

Advance Publications (Private company owned by the  Si and Donald Newhouse)

"Advance owns some 25 daily newspapers around the country... American City Business Journals (more than 40 weekly papers) and Parade Publications (Parade Magazine Sunday insert). The company is a top magazine publisher through its Cond� Nast unit (Hoovers,2007)"

The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT)

"The New York Times Company is a leading media company with 2006 revenues of $3.3 billion, publishes The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe and 15 other daily newspapers; owns nine network-affiliated television stations and two New York radio stations; and has approximately 35 Web sites, including, and ( 2007)"


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