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Alternative weeklies: 20 Alternative weekly newspapers (2016)

Publication 2015 overall circulation
Audited Circulation
San Diego Reader 97,878
Chicago Reader 89,225
The Austin Chronicle 71,997
Village Voice (New York) 70,394
Sacramento News & Review 70,121
Phoenix New Times 69,187
Washington City Paper (Washington, D.C.) 63,540
Westword (Denver) 62,520
Pittsburgh City Paper 61,118
The Stranger (Seattle) 58,587
Shepherd Express (Milwaukee) 56,856
Seattle Weekly 54,978
Dallas Observer 50,192
Circulation from publishers’ statements
LA Weekly (Los Angeles) 84,953
Creative Loafing (Atlanta) 63,557
Las Vegas Weekly 57,637

Self-reported circulation

SF Weekly (San Francisco) 65,674
Willamette Week (Portland, Ore.) 65,000
Metro Silicon Valley (San Jose, Calif.) 55,000
The Inlander (Spokane, Wash.) 50,306

Note: Data reflect the most recent published statements in 2015 and the 2014 statement for the corresponding month. Source: Alliance for Audited Media, Verified Audit Circulation, Circulation Verification Council and Association of Alternative Newsmedia. “State of the News Media 2016”

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