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Publication Name Publisher Name City, ST Frequency Largest Reported Circulation

1. USA Today Gannett Company Inc. Washington, DC Fri M 2,549,252
2. The Wall Street Journal Dow Jones & Co. Inc. New York, NY Fri M 2,047,127
3. New York Times New York Times Company New York, NY Sun 1,623,697
4. Los Angeles Times Tribune Publishing Company Los Angeles, CA Sun 1,172,005
[5.] Denver Post/Rocky Mountain News Media News Group, Inc. Denver, CO Mon M 1,039,340
6. Chicago Tribune Tribune Publishing Company Chicago, IL Sun 937,907
7. The Washington Post Washington Post Company Washington, DC Sun 930,619
8. New York Daily News New York Daily News New York, NY Sun 780,196
9. New York Post News Media Group New York, NY Mon M 708,561
10. Houston Chronicle Hearst Newspapers Houston, TX Sun 692,586
11. Philadelphia Inquirer McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. Philadelphia, PA Sun 682,214
12. Minneapolis Star Tribune McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. Minneapolis, MN Sun 596,333
13. Boston Globe New York Times Co. Boston, MA Sun 587,292
14. The Newark Star-Ledger Advance Publications, Inc. Newark, NJ Sun 580,640
15. Atlanta Journal Constitution Cox Newspapers Atlanta, GA Sun 523,968
16. The Arizona Republic Gannett Company Inc. Phoenix, AZ Sun 503,953
17. Long Island Newsday Tribune Publishing Company Long Island, NY Sun 474,750
18. The Plain Dealer Advance Publications, Inc. Cleveland, OH Sun 446,487
19. San Francisco Chronicle SF Chronicle Division of Hearst Communications Inc. San Francisco, CA Sun 432,957
[20.] The Seattle Times/Post-Intelligencer Seattle Times Company Seattle, WA Sun 423,275
21. St. Louis Post-Dispatch Lee Enterprises, Inc. St. Louis, MO Sun 418,262
22. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Journal Communications Inc. Milwaukee, WI Sun 401,379
23. The San Diego Union Tribune Copley Press, Inc. San Diego, CA Sun 390,310
24. St. Petersburg Times Times Publishing Co. St. Petersburg, FL Sun 386,661
25. The Baltimore Sun Tribune Publishing Company Baltimore, MD Sun 380,701
26. Portland Oregonian Metro Suburbia Inc. Newhouse Newspapers Portland, OR Sun 375,757
27. The Miami Herald The McClatchy Company Miami, FL Sun 361,846
28. Kansas City Star The McClatchy Company Kansas City, MO Sun 355,578
29. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Block Communications, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA Sun 354,966
30. Indianapolis Star Gannett Company Inc. Indianapolis, IN Sun 348,784
[31.] The Detroit News/Free Press Gannett Company Inc. Detroit, MI Fri M 348,297
32. The Columbus Dispatch Dispatch Printing Company Columbus, OH Sun 345,525
33. Orange County Register Freedom Communications, Inc. Orange County, CA Sun 337,088
34. San Antonio Express-News Hearst Newspapers San Antonio, TX Sun 329,757
35. The Sacramento Bee McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. Sacramento, CA Sun 318,101
36. Orlando Sentinel Tribune Publishing Company Orlando, FL Sun 317,226
37. Birmingham News Advance Publications, Inc. Birmingham, AL Fri M 315,744
38. South Florida Sun-Sentinel Tribune Publishing Company Fort Lauderdale, FL Sun 304,841
39. Fort Worth Star-Telegram The McClatchy Company Fort Worth, TX Sun 302,684
[40.] Cincinnati Enquirer/Post Gannett Company Inc. Cincinnati, OH Sun 288,030
41. The Daily Oklahoman Oklahoma Publishing Co. Oklahoma City, OK Sun 282,709
42. The Tampa Tribune & Times Media General, Inc. Tampa, FL Sun 278,411
43. Little Rock Arkansas Democrat-Gazette WEHCO Media Inc. Newspaper Little Rock, AR Sun 270,635
44. The Buffalo News Buffalo News Buffalo, NY Sun 267,922
45. The Charlotte Observer The McClatchy Company Charlotte, NC Sun 266,651
46. Louisville Courier Journal Gannett Company Inc. Louisville, KY Sun 264,732
47. Hartford Courant Tribune Publishing Company Hartford, CT Sun 264,539
48. San Jose Mercury News Media News Group, Inc. San Jose, CA Sun 251,454
49. St. Paul Pioneer Press Media News Group, Inc. St. Paul, MN Sun 245,597
50. Des Moines Register Gannett Company Inc. Des Moines, IA Sun 237,871
51. Tennessean Gannett Company Inc. Nashville, TN Sun 235,257
52. Omaha World-Herald Omaha World-Herald Co. Omaha, NE Sun 228,344
53. Investor's Business Daily William O'Neil & Company Los Angeles, CA Mon M 217,515
54. Democrat & Chronicle Gannett Company, Inc. Rochester, NY Sun 214,908
55. Richmond Times-Dispatch Media General, Inc. Richmond, VA Sun 213,418
56. Providence Journal Belo Corporation Providence, RI Sun 212,971
57. Austin American Statesman Cox Newspapers Austin, TX Sun 212,744
58. Raleigh News & Observer The McClatchy Company Raleigh, NC Sun 209,024
59. The Boston Herald Boston Herald Inc. Boston, MA Wed M 205,995
60. Memphis Commercial Appeal The E.W. Scripps Company Memphis, TN Sun 204,278
[61.] Las Vegas Review-Journal Stephens Media Group Las Vegas, NV Sun 202,850
62. Asbury Park Press Gannett Company, Inc. Neptune, NJ Sun 197,956
63. The Record North Jersey Media Group Bergen County, NJ Sun 195,047
64. The Palm Beach Post Cox Newspapers West Palm Beach, FL Sun 184,443
65. The Grand Rapids Press Advance Publications, Inc. Grand Rapids, MI Sun 182,625
66. Contra Costa Times Media News Group, Inc. Walnut Creek, CA Sun 179,446
67. The Press-Enterprise Belo Corporation Riverside, CA Sun 178,788
68. The Fresno Bee The McClatchy Company Fresno, CA Sun 177,934
69. Tulsa World World Publishing Company Tulsa, OK Sun 172,410
70. Los Angeles Daily News Media News Group, Inc Los Angeles, CA Sun 170,434
71. The Post-Standard Advance Publications, Inc. Syracuse, NY Sun 167,609
72. Akron Beacon Journal McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. Akron, OH Sun 166,154
73. Dayton Daily News Cox Newspapers Dayton, OH Sun 165,953
74. The Blade Block Communications, Inc. Toledo, OH Sun 162,980
75. Tribune-Review Tribune-Review Publishing Co. Greensburg, PA Sun 158,001
76. The Honolulu Advertiser Gannett Company Inc. Honolulu, HI Fri M 157,683
[77.] Arizona Daily Star/Tucson Citizen Lee Enterprises Tucson, AZ Sun 156,694
78. Daily Herald Paddock Publications, Inc. Arlington Heights, IL Fri M 154,477
[79.] The Salt Lake Tribune/Deseret News Newspaper Agency Corporation Salt Lake City, UT Sun 149,405
80. Allentown Morning Call Tribune Publishing Company Allentown, PA Sun 149,264
81. The Knoxville News-Sentinel The E.W. Scripps Company Knoxville, TN Sun 147,236
[82.] Albuquerque Journal/Tribune The E.W. Scripps Company Albuquerque, NM Sun 145,277
83. Patriot-News Metro Suburbia Inc. Newhouse Newspapers Harrisburg, PA Sun 145,039
84. Wisconsin State Journal/Capital Times Lee Enterprises, Inc./Capital Newspapers Madison, WI Sun 144,679
85. Times Union Hearst Newspapers Albany, NY Sun 140,182
86. The State McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. Columbia, SC Sun 138,980
87. Wichita Eagle The McClatchy Company Wichita, KS Sun 138,885
88. The Journal News Gannett Company Inc. White Plains, NY Sun 137,415
89. Lexington Herald-Leader The McClatchy Company Lexington, KY Sun 134,829
90. Wilmington News Journal Gannett Company Inc. Wilmington, DE Sun 133,924
91. The News Tribune The McClatchy Company Tacoma, WA Sun 131,844
92. La Opinion Impremedia Los Angeles, CA Mon M 127,648
93. Republican Metro Suburbia Inc. Newhouse Newspapers Springfield, MA Sun 124,287
94. Advocate Capital City Press Baton Rouge, LA Sun 120,730
95. The Philadelphia Daily News Philadelphia Media Holdings, LLC Philadelphia, PA Fri M 120,007
[96.] Journal Gazette/News-Sentinel Fort Wayne Newspapers Fort Wayne, IN Sun 119,842
97. Spokesman-Review Cowles Publishing Co. Spokane, WA Sun 119,231
98. Maine Sunday Telegram Blethen Maine Newspapers Inc. Portland, ME Sun 114,373
99. News-Journal Daytona Beach News-Journal Daytona Beach, FL Sun 114,178
100. Greenville News Gannett Company Inc. Greenville, SC Sun 112,661
101. Herald-Tribune New York Times Company Sarasota, FL Sun 111,555
102. Mobile Register The Mobile Press Register, Inc. Mobile, AL Sun 111,368
103. Colorado Springs Gazette Freedom Communications Inc. Colorado Springs, CO Sun 109,593
104. Newport News Daily Press Daily Press, Inc. Newport News, VA Sun 107,545
105. Post and Courier Evening Post Publishing Co. Charleston, SC Sun 106,771
106. Times News World Communications Washington, DC Mon M 105,985
107. The News & Record Landmark Communications, Inc. Greensboro, NC Sun 105,626
108. Telegram & Gazette New York Times Company Worcester, MA Sun 104,277
109. Roanoke Times Times-World Corporation Roanoke, VA Sun 103,374
110. The Clarion-Ledger Gannett Company, Inc. Jackson, MS Sun 100,597
111. Lincoln Journal Star Lee Enterprises Lincoln, NE Wed M 99,919
112. Journal Advance Publications, Inc. Flint, MI Sun 99,800
113. Intelligencer Journal/New Era Lancaster Newspapers, Inc. Lancaster, PA Sun 99,502
114. Ventura County Star E.W. Scripps Co. Ventura, CA Sun 98,714
115. El Nuevo Herald The McClatchy Company Miami, FL Sun 97,829
116. Times Free Press Chattanooga Publications, Inc. Chattanooga, TN Sun 95,399
117. Florida Today Gannett Company, Inc. Melbourne, FL Sun 95,307
118. South Bend Tribune Schurz Communications, Inc. South Bend, IN Sun 94,859
119. North County Times Lee Enterprises, Inc. Escondido, CA Sun 94,644
120. News-Press Gannett Company, Inc. Fort Myers, FL Sun 93,711
121. The Augusta Chronicle Morris Publishing Group Augusta, GA Sun 93,494
122. Press-Telegram Media News Group, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Wed M 93,404
123. Journal Media News Group, Inc. Winston, NC Sun 93,330
124. York News Media News Group, Inc. York, PA Sun 90,325
125. Times of Northwest Indiana Lee Enterprises, Inc. Munster, IN Sun 90,025
126. New Haven Register Journal Register Company New Haven, CT Sun 89,022
127. Courier & Press E.W. Scripps Co. Evansville, IN Sun 88,287
128. Modesto Bee McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. Modesto, CA Sat M 87,323
129. Times Herald Record Dow Jones/Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. Middletown, NY Sun 87,286
130. Atlantic City Press South Jersey Publishing Co. Atlantic City, NJ Sun 86,388
131. Santa Rosa Press Democrat New York Times Company Santa Rosa, CA Fri M 85,562
132. Post Media News Group, Inc. Fairfield County, CT Sun 85,168
133. Idaho Statesman The McClatchy Company Boise, ID Sun 84,784
134. East Valley Tribune Freedom Communications, Inc. Mesa, AZ Wed M 84,257
135. Springfield News-Leader Gannett Company Inc. Springfield, MO Sun 84,147
136. Journal Star Copley Press, Inc. Peoria, IL Sun 83,524
137. El Paso Times Media News Group, Inc. El Paso, TX Sun 83,486
138. Courier-Post Gannett Company, Inc. Cherry Hill, NJ Sun 83,177
139. Reading Eagle Reading Eagle Company Reading, PA Sun 83,072
140. Vindicator Vindicator Printing Company Youngstown, OH Sun 82,796
141. Repository Copley Press, Inc. Canton, OH Sun 82,363
142. State Journal Gannett Company, Inc. Lansing, MI Sun 82,272
143. Lakeland Ledger New York Times Company Lakeland, FL Sun 79,839
144. Green Bay Press-Gazette Gannett Company Inc. Green Bay, WI Sun 79,710
145. Times-News Times Publishing Company Erie, PA Sun 79,006
[146.] Charleston Gazette/Daily Mail Charleston Newspapers, Inc./Daily Gazette Charleston, WV Sun 77,139
147. Anchorage Daily News Northern Publishing Co, Inc. Anchorage, AK Sun 76,854
148. The Daily Oakland Press 21st Century Newspapers, Inc. Pontiac, MI Sun 76,076
149. Gazette-Journal Gannett Company Inc. Reno, NV Sun 75,174
150. Register-Guard Guard Publishing Company Eugene, OR Sat M 74,848
151. Asheville Citizen-Times Gannett Company, Inc. Asheville, NC Wed M 74,699
152. Cedar Rapids Gazette Gazette Communications, Inc. Cedar Rapids, IA Sun 74,538
153. News Journal Gannett Company Inc. Pensacola, FL Sun 74,226
154. Advance Metro Suburbia Inc. Newhouse Newspapers Staten Island, NY Sun 73,537
155. Telegraph The McClatchy Company Macon, GA Sun 73,425
156. The Daily Breeze Copley Press, Inc. Los Angeles County, CA Fri M 73,054
157. New Hampshire Sunday News Union Leader Corporation Manchester, NH Sun 72,833
158. Bakersfield Californian The Bakersfield Californian Bakersfield, CA Sun 72,332
159. Racing Form Daily Racing Form LLC New York, NY Fri M 72,285
160. Times Tribune Scranton Times-Tribune Scranton, PA Sun 71,656
161. Argus Leader Gannett Company Inc. Sioux Falls, SD Sun 71,486
162. Caller-Times E.W. Scripps Co. Corpus Christi, TX Sun 71,273
163. Rockford Register Star Gannett Company Inc. Rockford, IL Sun 70,942
164. Gazette Advance Publications, Inc Kalamazoo, MI Sun 69,817
165. Shreveport Times Gannett Company Inc. Shreveport, LA Sun 69,368
166. Observer Fayetteville Publishing Company Fayetteville, NC Sun 69,345
167. Bangor News Bangor Publishing Company Bangor, ME WKND 68,925
168. Quad-City Times Lee Enterprises, Inc. Davenport, IA Sun 68,472
169. Post-Tribune Sun-Times Media Group, Inc. Merrillville, IN Sun 67,947
170. San Bernardino Sun Media News Group, Inc. San Bernardino, CA Sun 66,841
171. Belleville News-Democrat The McClatchy Company Belleville, IL Sun 65,676
172. Post-Crescent Gannett Company Inc. Appleton, WI Sun 65,650
173. Patriot Ledger George W. Prescott Publishing Company Quincy, MA WKND 65,089
174. Press & Sun-Bulletin Gannett Company Inc. Binghamton, NY Sun 64,931
175. The Stockton Record Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. Stockton, CA Sun 64,146
176. Courier Times Calkins Media Bucks County, PA Sun 63,531
177. Standard-Examiner Ogden Publishing Corporation Ogden, UT Sun 63,476
178. Duluth News-Tribune Forum Communications Company Duluth, MN Sun 63,380
179. Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Ontario, CA Sun 62,665
180. Savannah Morning News Morris Publishing Group Savannah, GA Sun 62,645
181. Trenton Times Advance Publications, Inc. Trenton, NJ Sun 62,478
182. Amarillo Globe-News Morris Publishing Group Amarillo, TX Sun 61,944
183. Tallahassee Democrat Gannett Company, Inc. Tallahassee, FL Sun 61,374
184. State Journal-Register Copley Press, Inc. Springfield, IL Sun 61,330
185. Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Publishing Boston, MA Fri M 61,144
186. Ann Arbor News Advance Publications, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI Sun 60,186
187. The Forum Forum Communications Company Fargo, ND Sun 60,050
188. Republican American-Republican Incorporated Waterbury, CT Sun 60,027
189. Sun News The McClatchy Company Myrtle Beach, SC Sun 59,558
190. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Morris Publishing Group Lubbock, TX Sun 59,127
191. Enterprise Hearst Newspapers Beaumont, TX Wed M 59,006
192. Statesman Journal Statesman Journal Co., Gannett Salem, OR Sun 58,942
193. Macomb Daily 21st Century Newspapers, Inc. Mount Clemens, MI Sun 58,315
194. Star-News New York Times Company Wilmington, NC Sun 57,328
195. Home News Tribune Gannett Company Inc. East Brunswick, NJ Sun 56,799
196. Cape Cod Times Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. Barnstable County, MA Sun 56,708
197. Advertiser Gannett Company Inc. Montgomery, AL Sun 55,348
198. Tribune Media News Group, Inc. Oakland, CA Fri M 55,074
199. Herald Daily Herald Company Everett, WA Sun 54,824
200. Naples Daily News E.W. Scripps Co. Naples, FL Sun 54,597

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Source: ABC's FAS-FAX ending September 30, 2006

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