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Top 10 Daily U.S. Newspapers in the Top 5 Most Populous Cities

Keep up-to-date on Cision Top 10, including regular listings of the top 10 newspapers, magazines and broadcast outlets in a particular category. This list includes the top 10 daily U.S. newspapers in the top five most populous cities (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia), based on audited and reported circulation figures.


  1. The Wall Street Journal – 2,118,315
  2. The New York Times – 1,586,757
  3. Los Angeles Times – 589,735
  4. Daily News – 556,531
  5. New York Post – 555,327
  6. Chicago Tribune – 414,590
  7. Houston Chronicle – 346,129
  8. Philadelphia Inquirer – 325,289
  9. am New York – 316,940
  10. Metro New York – 293,216

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