Media Moves

WSJ remains country’s largest newspaper

April 30, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wall Street Journal remains the top daily newspaper in the country with a total average circulation of 2,378,827 (March 2013), a 12.3 percent increase from 2,118,315 (March 2012), according to the latest figures released by the Alliance for Audited Media.

The Journal’s digital circulation increased 62.6 percent to 898,102 (March 2013), up from 552,288 (March 2012).

The Journal’s total average circulation for WSJ Weekend increased 15.8 percent to 2,406,332 (March 2013), up from 2,078,564 (March 2012). In addition, single copy sales for WSJ Weekend increased 0.8 percent to 81,803 (March 2013) from 81,125 (March 2012).

The Journal debuted an expanded weekend edition in September 2010 and last year announced an increase in frequency of WSJ. Magazine to 11 times per year, which appears as part of the Weekend edition.

The New York Times is now No. 2, passing USA Today.

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