NEW YORK, NY — The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, the Washington Post and The Chicago Tribune have all been ranked among the nation’s top newspapers in terms of circulation and readership for the fourth consecutive year.
According to Nielsen, which counts online media as a form of advertising, the top five newspapers had 2.3 million daily readers, while the top 20 newspapers each had 2 million readers.
The Times had the largest number of readers, at 2.1 million, followed by The New England Journal of Medicine at 1.9 million.
The Associated Press and the Los Angles Times each had more than 1 million readers each.
The newspaper market is growing quickly, according to Nielsen.
Nielsen says total daily readers grew 14% between 2014 and 2017, from 4.1 billion to 5.9 billion.
The number of daily readers also rose 6% between 2017 and 2018.
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has said it expects the industry to add 5 million to 6 million jobs by 2020.