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ABC: Overall newspaper circulation down 2.1%

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Schaumburg, Ill.—U.S. newspaper circulation fell 2.1% in the six-month period ended March 31, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations FAS-FAX statement, released Monday. Subscribers fell 2.6% during the same period a year earlier.

Just six of the top 25 newspapers had paid circulation increases. USA Today, which has the largest circulation in the U.S. (2.3 million) saw a 0.23% increase. The Wall Street Journal, the second largest (2.0 million, combined print and online), increased 0.61%. Also posting increases were the Cleveland Plain Dealer, New York Daily News, New York Post and Philadelphia Inquirer.

Average weekday circulation at The Washington Post dropped 3.5%. The Boston Globe, owned by the New York Times Co., fell 3.7%, while The New York Times dropped 1.9%.

—Matthew Schwartz

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