Most popular US newspapers: USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times

Daily US newspaper circulation dropped 1.9% in Q4 2004 - Q1 2005, which was the largest decline since 1995-1996, when circulation fell nearly 2.

Daily US newspaper circulation dropped 1.9% in Q4 2004 - Q1 2005, which was the largest decline since 1995-1996, when circulation fell nearly 2.1%. Sunday circulation declined 2.5% over the last six months, compared with the same period a year ago, eMarketer says.

Average weekday circulation for US papers, Q4 2004 - Q1 2005

  Circulation, thousands YTY change, %
USA Today 2 280 0.05%
Wall Street Journal 2 070 -0.80
New York Times 1 140 0.24
Los Angeles Times + Sat 910 -6.47
Washington Post 750 -2.68
New York Daily News 740 -1.54
New York Post 680 .01
Chicago Tribune 570 -6.64
Houston Chronicle + Sat 530 -3.92
San Francisco Chronicle 470 -6.07
Source: ABC