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There are many newspapers printed and distributed in the United States.

As of 2018, the United States had 1,279[1] daily newspapers.[2]

Top 10 newspapers by subscribers and print circulation

The following is a list of the top 10 newspapers in the United States by average weekday circulation and paid subscribers in 2023.[3][4]

Newspaper Primary service area Headquarters Total Subscribers Print circulation Year Owner Nameplate
The New York Times New York metropolitan area New York City 9,126,330 8,830,000 296,330 1851 The New York Times Company
The Wall Street Journal New York metropolitan area New York City 3,779,650 3,170,000 609,650 1889 News Corp
The Washington Post Washington metropolitan area Washington, D.C. 2,635,980 2,500,000 135,980 1887 Nash Holdings
USA Today National McLean, Virginia 2,132,640 2,000,000 132,640 1982 Gannett Company
Los Angeles Times Los Angeles metropolitan area El Segundo, California 618,760 500,000 118,760 1881 Nant Capital
Chicago Tribune Chicago metropolitan area Chicago, Illinois 518,190 436,000 82,190 1847 Tribune Publishing Company
The Boston Globe Boston metropolitan area Boston, Massachusetts 315,380 254,880 60,500 1872 Boston Globe Media Partners
Star Tribune Twin Cities (Minneapolis–Saint Paul) Minneapolis, Minnesota 191,920 100,000 91,920 1867 Star Tribune Media Company
New York Post New York metropolitan area New York City 135,980 n/a 135,980 1801 News Corp
Newsday Long Island, New York Melville, New York 86,850 n/a 86,850 1940 Newsday Media Group

Longest-running newspapers

United States newspapers by state and territory

List of lists of newspapers:

Other lists of U.S. newspapers

By specialty

By language

Defunct

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Watson, Amy. "Number of daily newspapers in the U.S. 1970-2018". statista.com.
  2. ^ "Newspaper Circulation Volume". Newspaper Association of America. September 4, 2012. Archived from the original on January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  3. ^ Majid, Aisha (April 6, 2023). "Mail joins 100k Club: Exclusive ranking of world's top paywalled news publishers". Press Gazette. Retrieved November 6, 2023.
  4. ^ Majid, Aisha (June 26, 2023). "Top 25 US newspaper circulations: Largest print titles fall 14% in year to March 2023". Press Gazette. Retrieved November 6, 2023.
  5. ^ About Us", Press-Republican. Originally published as the Plattsburgh Republican, then became the Press-Republican after a merger on October 5, 1942.
  6. ^ "Prospectus for the Columbus Enquirer, January 1828 | TSLAC". www.tsl.texas.gov. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
  7. ^ "Taunton Daily Gazette (Taunton [Mass.]) 1848-Current". www.loc.gov. Retrieved November 19, 2022.

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