September is American Newspaper Month

Newspapers And Glasses, American Newspapers, American Newspaper MonthAccording to the Newspaper Association of America, newspapers are still here and still making money. An August, 2014 article stated in part:

The sky is always falling and newspapers are always dying. For more than a decade, that has been a common and constant refrain. I have been asked frequently about the state of the industry as people search for the worst. Though newspaper media is enjoying the largest audiences ever, there is one fact that always tends to be obscured or outright ignored – newspapers are still making money and newspapers remain a good investment.

In a list compiled by, the top 25 newspapers by circulation in the United States Includes:

The Wall Street Journal
The New York Times
USA Today
Los Angeles Times
Daily News (New York)
New York Post
The Washington Post
Chicago Sun-Times
The Denver Post
Chicago Tribune
The Dallas Morning News
Newsday (New York)
Houston Chronicle
The Orange County Register
Newark Star-Ledger
Tampa Bay Times
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
The Philadelphia Inquirer/
Philadelphia Daily News
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
The Arizona Republic
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Boston Globe
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Additionally, they list the longest running newspapers in the United States to include:

The New Hampshire Gazette (1756)
The Hartford Courant (1764 – the oldest daily)
The Poughkeepsie Journal (1785)
The Augusta Chronicle (1785)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1786, July)
Daily Hampshire Gazette (1786, September)
The Berkshire Eagle (1789)
The Recorder (1792)
Rutland Herald (1794)
Norwich Bulletin (1796)
The Keene Sentinel (1799)
New York Post (1801)
The Post and Courier (1803)
Fayetteville Observer (1816)
The Post-Standard (1829)
The Barnstable Patriot (1830)

So why not visit your nearest newstand today and indulge in some good ole page turning nostalgia, that only a newspaper brings!


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