USA TODAY Remains Most Widely Read Print Newspaper in the United States
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ — USA TODAY, the nation’s top-selling print newspaper, remains the most widely read print newspaper in the United States according to the Fall 2009 Mediamark Research Inc. (MRI) report released yesterday. USA TODAY reaches more than 3.7 million print readers daily, an increase of 3% since MRI’s Fall 2008 study.
The daily network audience number, comprising USA TODAY print readers and visitors to USATODAY.com, is more than 6.1 million adults, an increase of more than 12% from MRI’s Fall 2008 study.
“USA TODAY is both the top-selling and most widely read print newspaper in the country,” said David Hunke, president and publisher of USA TODAY. “The most recent numbers from MRI show that more people are choosing to read USA TODAY than any other newspaper in the country, with 291,000 more print readers per day than our nearest competitor The Wall Street Journal, and 1 million more print readers than The New York Times.”
USA TODAY was founded in 1982 with a mission to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the USA truly one nation. Through its flagship newspaper and popular Web site, USA TODAY engages the national conversation and connects readers online through social media applications. USA TODAY, the nation’s number one newspaper in print circulation with a total average daily print circulation of nearly 1.9 million, and USATODAY.com, an award-winning newspaper Web site which launched in 1995, reach a combined 6.1 million readers daily. The USA TODAY news and information brand also includes: USA TODAY Education, USA TODAY LIVE, USA TODAY Mobile, and USA TODAY Sports Weekly. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).
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