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USA TODAY Remains Number One In Total Daily Print Circulation


Print Circulation remains strong while audience continues to grow rapidly on new platforms

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY remains number one in total daily print circulation in the United States, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulation report. USA TODAY's daily print circulation was 1,627,526 for the period ending September 30, 2012. Total average daily circulation with digital replica and digital non-replica included was 1,713,833.

USA TODAY will be releasing its first ABC Consolidated Media Report (CMR) in November and will be reporting a total website reach of more than 35.3 million unduplicated unique visitors for the six month period ending September 30, 2012.  That number includes and all of the websites that comprise the USA TODAY Sports Media Group.

USA TODAY continues to see growth on multiple new platforms including tablets and smartphones. USA TODAY's mobile apps are some of the leading news apps available with more than 16 million downloads.

"We are proud to remain America's number one choice in a daily print newspaper while we aggressively move into digital platforms. As our customers' media consumption habits change, we are changing with them. We are committed to being on every platform our customers are using to get their news and these latest circulation numbers show that we are managing the digital transition well," said Larry Kramer, president and publisher of USA TODAY.

USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company. Founded in 1982, USA TODAY's mission is to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the USA truly one nation.  Through its unique visual storytelling, USA TODAY delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms.  An innovator of news and information, USA TODAY reflects the pulse of the nation and serves as the host of the American conversation – today, tomorrow and for decades to follow. USA TODAY, the nation's number one newspaper in print circulation with an average of nearly 1.8 million daily, and, an award-winning newspaper website launched in 1995, reach a combined 6.6 million readers daily. USA TODAY is a leader in mobile applications with more than 16 million downloads on mobile devices. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).

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