Top 25 US newspaper circulations: Largest print titles fall 14% in year to September 2023

The half year to September 2023 saw more print decline for the biggest titles in the US, although digital is looking up for many


The combined average newspaper circulation of the 25 largest US titles fell 14% in the year to September 2023, according to new figures obtained by Press Gazette.

The decline in combined year-on-year average circulation was the same as that seen in the 12 months to March 2023 (also 14%, although the group of titles was slightly different).

Combined average daily print circulation of the 25 biggest dailies was 2.3 million in the six months to September, compared to 2.7 million the year before, and 2.6 million in the six months to March 2023, according to data from the Alliance for Audited Media.

News Corp’s business-focused The Wall Street Journal (555,182) and The New York Times (267,639) remain the biggest dailies in the U.S., although their print circulations fell by 14% and 13% year-on-year respectively.

Click here to read more and view a chart of the 25 largest newspapers in America.


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