May 1, 2008

Newspaper Circulation Figures as of March 31, 2008

Filed under: Business Moves — Tom @ 9:35 am

These are being held for future reference they will shortly disappear from Editor & Publisher’s publicly available web site info.

Current year weekday figures support this post (“Newspaper Industry Circ: Down Doobie-Doo Down, Down — with Four Exceptions”).

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DAILY

Total Paid Daily Circulation, Average Monday-Friday

Newspaper Name — As of 03/31/08 — As of 03/31/07 — % Change

USA TODAY: 2,284,219 — 2,278,022 — 0.27%
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: 2,069,463 — 2,062,312 — 0.35%
THE NEW YORK TIMES: 1,077,256 — 1,120,420 – (-3.85%)
LOS ANGELES TIMES: 773,884 — 815,723 — (-5.13%)
DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK: 703,137 — 718,173 — (-2.09%)

NEW YORK POST: 702,488 — 724,748 — (-3.07%)
THE WASHINGTON POST: 673,180 — 698,116 — (-3.57%)
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: 541,663 — 566,827 — (-4.44%)
HOUSTON CHRONICLE: 494,131 — 503,114 — (-1.79%)
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: 413,332 — 433,731 — (-4.70%)

NEWSDAY: 379,613 — 398,231 — (-4.68%)
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE: 370,345 — 386,564 — (-4.20%)
THE DALLAS MORNING MORNING NEWS: 368,313 — 411,920 — (-10.59%)
BOSTON GLOBE: 350,605 — 382,503 — (-8.34%)
STAR-LEDGER, NEWARK, N.J.: 345,130 — 372,629 — (-7.38%)

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: 334,150 — 352,193 — (-5.12%)
CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER: 330,280 — 344,705 — (-4.18%)
THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION: 326,907 — 357,399 — (-8.53%)
STAR TRIBUNE, MINNEAPOLIS: 321,984 — 345,252 — (-6.74%)
ST. PETERSBURG (FLA.) TIMES: 316,007 — 322,771 — (-2.10%)

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: 312,274 — N/A — N/A
DETROIT FREE PRESS: 308,944 — 330,242 — (-6.45%)
THE OREGONIAN: 304,399 — 319,624 — (-4.76%)
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE: 288,669 — 296,331 — (-2.59%)
THE SACRAMENTO BEE: 268,755 — 279,032 — (-3.68%)

SUNDAY

Average Sunday Circulation at Top 25 U.S. Daily Newspapers

Newspaper Name — As of 03/31/08 — As of 03/31/07 — % Change

THE NEW YORK TIMES: 1,476,400 — 1,627,062 — (-9.26%)
LOS ANGELES TIMES: 1,101,981 — 1,173,095 — (-6.06%)
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: 898,703 — 940,621 — (-4.46%)
THE WASHINGTON POST: 890,163 — 930,989 — (-4.39%)
DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK: — 704,157 — 775,544 — (-9.20%)

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: 632,797 — 677,425 — (-6.59%)
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: 630,665 — 672,953 — (-6.28%)
DETROIT FREE PRESS: 606,374 — 639,531 — (-5.18%)
DENVER POST/ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS: 600,026 — 704,169 — (-14.79%)
STAR TRIBUNE, MINNEAPOLIS: 534,063 — 574,385 — (-7.02%)

BOSTON GLOBE: 525,959 — 562,273 — (-6.46%)
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS: 520,215 — 563,079 — (-7.61%)
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: 515,523 — 541,757 — (-4.84%)
NEWARK STAR-LEDGER: 500,382 — 570,523 — (-12.29%)
THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION: 497,149 — 523,687 — (-5.07%)

NEWSDAY: 441,728 — 464,169 — (-4.83%)
ST. PETERSBURG (FLA.) TIMES: 432,779 — 430,893 — 0.44%
CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER: 428,090 — 442,482 — (-3.25%)
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE: 424,603 — 438,006 — (-3.06%)
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH: 414,564 — 407,754 — 1.67%

SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, TIMES: 409,231 — 423,634 — (-3.40%)
NEW YORK POST: 401,315 — 439,202 — (-8.63%)
MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL: 384,539 — 400,317 — (-3.94%)
THE SUN, BALTIMORE: 372,970 — 377,561 — (-1.22%)
THE OREGONIAN: 361,988 — 375,914 — (-3.70%)

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