Advertising Age Data Center
TOP 25 NEWSPAPERS BY AVG. DAILY CIRCULATION
Ranked by weekday averages for six-months ended September 30, 2006
RANKNEWSPAPERDAILY CIRC 2006% CHG
1 USA Today 2,269,509 -1.32%
2 Wall Street Journal 2,043,235 -1.94%
3 New York Times 1,086,798 -3.50%
4 Los Angeles Times 775,766 -8.02%
5 New York Post 704,011 5.13%
6 New York Daily News 693,382 1.04%
7 Washington Post 656,297 -3.31%
8 Chicago Tribune 576,132 -1.70%
9 Houston Chronicle 508,097 -3.69%
10 Newsday (Long Island) 410,579 -4.95%
11 Arizona Republic (Phoenix) 397,294 -2.59%
12 Boston Globe 386,415 -6.71%
13 Newark Star-Ledger (N.J.) 378,100 -5.50%
14 San Francisco Chronicle 373,805 -5.39%
15 Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune 358,887 -4.18%
16 Atlanta Journal-Constitution 350,157 -3.47%
17 Cleveland Plain Dealer 336,939 -0.62%
18 Philadelphia Inquirer 330,622 -7.56%
19 Detroit Free Press 328,628 -3.60%
20 Portland Oregonian 310,803 -6.81%
21 San Diego Union-Tribune 304,334 -3.16%
22 St. Petersburg Times (Fla.) 288,676 -3.24%
23 Orange County Register (Calif.) 287,204 -3.77%
24 St. Louis Post-Dispatch 276,588 0.66%
25 Sacramento Bee (Calif.) 273,609 -5.45%
Notes: Source: Audit Bureau of Circulations. Percent change computed against six month averages for the period ending September 30, 2005.