March 12, 2007

Percent of Daily Circulation Belonging to Largest Newspaper Groups

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Largest Groups 68% 69% 69% 68% 66%
Remaining Dailies 32% 31% 31% 32% 34%

The 21 biggest newspaper companies, by revenue, controlled nearly 70% of the newspaper circulation in the United States in 2005.