Post-Gazette still region's news leader

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette retained its position as the region's top news provider, with an average Sunday circulation of 299,532 editions for the six months ended Sept. 30, the Audit Bureau of Circulation announced Tuesday.

The new circulation makes the Post-Gazette the 29th largest Sunday newspaper in the country.

Workweek circulation at the Post-Gazette was 174,389 editions, and Saturday circulation was 160,322 editions.

"The Post-Gazette is the premier news and information resource for Western Pennsylvania," said Joseph Pepe, president of the Post-Gazette.

Nationwide, daily circulation for 613 newspapers decreased 0.2 percent, while circulation for the 528 newspapers reporting Sunday data increased 0.6 percent. The Wall Street Journal led the nation in daily circulation, with an average 2.29 million editions printed during the week.

As part of its overall daily newspaper circulation count, the Tribune-Review includes several daily and weekly community newspapers that have been acquired in recent years by Trib Total Media.

The Tribune-Review and its various entities posted an average Sunday circulation of 210,648 editions.

The Tribune-Review's metro editions tallied an average workweek circulation of 106,044, plus 92,768 other editions added to the total to account for its other publications.


Erich Schwartzel: or 412-263-1455.


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