On the same day it launched its "Greater New York" edition, The Wall Street Journal topped the list of the largest-circulation daily newspapers in the US,Editor& Publisherreports. The Journal was the only daily among the 25 largest to gain circulation in the Audit Bureau of Circulations Fas-Fax report for the six-month period ended March 31. USA Today recorded a decrease of 13.58% as it fell below the two million mark to 1,826,622. The San Jose Mercury News entered the top 10 list by incorporating the Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times as editions of the Mercury News.
Top 10 US Newspapers by Daily Circulation
1. The Wall Street Journal: 2,092,523 +0.5% 2. USA Today: 1,826,622 -13.58% 3. The New York Times: 951,063 -8.47% 4. Los Angeles Times: 616,606 -14.74% 5. Washington Post: 578,482 -13.06% 6. Daily News (New York): 535,059 -11.25% 7. New York Post: 525,004 -5.94% 8. San Jose Mercury News: 516,701 N/A (1/1/10 To 3/31/2010) 9. Chicago Tribune: 452,145 -9.79% 10. Houston Chronicle: 366,578 -13.77%
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