NEW YORK (October 30, 2012)--U.S. newspaper circulation was almost unchanged in the six months that ended in September, a media industry group said Tuesday.
Average daily circulation in the April-September period slid 0.2 percent for the 613 newspapers included in the semiannual study by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
Sunday circulation for the 528 newspapers in Tuesday's report increased 0.6 percent.
The Wall Street Journal kept its position as the No. 1 newspaper.
Its average circulation grew 9.4 percent to 2.3 million.
USA Today was second at 1.7 million, followed by The New York Times at 1.6 million.
Circulation at the Times grew 40 percent from a year ago.
More than half of the Times' circulation was for digital editions.