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News & Journalism: Newspaper industry


Newspaper Industry Profiles

To learn about the newspaper industry, see the Pew Research Center Journalism & Media Newspaper Fact Sheet.

Comparing leading newspapers in the United States in 2017 and 2019

This graph compares the nation's leading newspapers by circulation, from the Statista database, compares two months over a year apart.

Statista database

Research the newspaper industry in Statista using keywords "print media", newspapers" and "newspaper publishing." 

Highest circulating newspapers in the United States as of January 2020

This list of the "top 15 highest circulating newspapers in the United States" varies from list of newspapers in the graphic, left, from the Statista database. The list below was compiled by Agility PR Solutions in January 2020. Be sure to compare similar time periods and the methods for obtaining results.