March 12, 2007

Circulation Among the Big Three News Magazines

Newsweek Time U.S. News
1988 3312 4715 2332
1989 3276 4345 2280
1990 3208 4267 2365
1991 3384 4191 2380
1992 3222 4206 2322
1993 3267 4300 2424
1994 3187 4218 2234
1995 3164 4085 2271
1996 3227 4174 2288
1997 3241 4144 2191
1998 3437 4080 2198
1999 3138 4105 2201
2000 3125 4081 2086
2001 3160 4088 2050
2002 3203 4199 2035
2003 3175 4115 2037
2004 3121 4034 2022
2005 3117 4026 2034
2006 3118 4066 2036

All three of the major news weeklies have struggled to keep readers in recent years. But the relative position of the three has remained the same.