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Ranking by 2005 Newsroom Diversity Index
Top 200 newspapers by circulation
Source: Report to the Knight Foundation, June 2005, by Bill Dedman and Stephen K. Doig
The full report is at http://www.asu.edu/cronkite/asne

(The Diversity Index is the newsroom non-white percentage divided by the circulation area's non-white percentage.)
(DNR = Did not report)

Rank by      Newspaper, State                           Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for    Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                               Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                               circulation
Index                                                   (100 = parity)                white %     area

            1 Springfield News-Leader, Missouri                      254         15.0         5.9 ZIP Codes     Gannett Co. (Va.)                60,736
            2 The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio                         177         20.8        11.8 ZIP Codes     Knight Ridder (Calif.)          135,002
            3 Asheville Citizen-Times, North Carolina                172         17.0         9.9 ZIP Codes     Gannett Co. (Va.)                59,308

            4 The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tennessee                 160         13.5         8.4 ZIP Codes     Scripps (Ohio)                  113,994
            5 Green Bay Press-Gazette, Wisconsin                     159         13.5         8.5 ZIP Codes     Gannett Co. (Va.)                57,662
            6 Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton, New                  157         11.3         7.2 ZIP Codes     Gannett Co. (Va.)                54,761
              York
            7 Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, South Dakota                156         10.0         6.4 ZIP Codes     Gannett Co. (Va.)                53,395

         8 Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday                        151            5.9       3.9 ZIP Codes     Seattle Times                    77,788
           Telegram, Maine
         9 The Des Moines Register, Iowa                             148         12.3         8.3 ZIP Codes     Gannett Co. (Va.)               152,800
        10 Bucks County Courier Times, Levittown,                    129         14.5        11.2 ZIP Codes     Calkins Media (Pa.)              63,408
           Pennsylvania
        11 St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota                         129         17.9        13.9 ZIP Codes     Knight Ridder (Calif.)          191,264
        12 The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New York                     127         14.8        11.6 ZIP Codes     Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       118,962




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Rank by      Newspaper, State                           Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for      Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                               Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                                 circulation
Index                                                   (100 = parity)                white %     area

        13   The Detroit News, Michigan                              121         26.2        21.6   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               224,215
        14   Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska                          119          9.9         8.3   ZIP   Codes   Lee Enterprises (Iowa)           74,893
        15   The Boston Globe, Massachusetts                         119         20.0        16.9   ZIP   Codes   New York Times Co.              451,471
        16   Florida Today, Melbourne, Florida                       117         19.1        16.3   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                85,764
        17   The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma                  105         25.5        24.4   ZIP   Codes                                   197,507
        18   St. Petersburg Times, Florida                           104         16.5        15.8   ZIP   Codes                                   330,091
        19   Detroit Free Press, Michigan                            104         29.2        28.1   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          348,838
        20   The Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee                    103         20.2        19.5   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               170,361
        21   The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon                         103         18.8        18.2   ZIP   Codes   Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       337,707

        22 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pennsylvania                   102            6.8       6.7 ZIP Codes       Tribune-Review (Pa.)            108,109

        23   Lexington Herald-Leader, Kentucky                       102         10.4        10.2   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          114,234
        24   Lansing State Journal, Michigan                         102         16.9        16.7   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                70,725
        25   Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota                     99         14.5        14.6   ZIP   Codes   McClatchy Co. (Calif.)          381,094
        26   The Wichita Eagle, Kansas                                99         18.4        18.6   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)           87,063
        27   Kalamazoo Gazette, Michigan                              99         13.2        13.3   ZIP   Codes   Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        56,276

        28   The News-Press, Fort Myers, Florida                      98         18.9        19.2   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                90,168
        29   Rockford Register Star, Illinois                         97         19.0        19.7   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                64,518
        30   The Post-Crescent, Appleton, Wisconsin                   92          4.8         5.2   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                51,733
        31   The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana                 92         11.1        12.1   ZIP   Codes                                    61,205

        32 The Courier-Journal, Louisville,                           88         13.8        15.7 ZIP Codes       Gannett Co. (Va.)               207,665
           Kentucky
        33 South Bend Tribune, Indiana                                88         13.6        15.5 ZIP Codes       Schurz Communications            73,028
                                                                                                                  (Ind.)
        34 Dayton Daily News, Ohio                                    86         13.7        15.8 ZIP Codes       Cox Enterprises (Ga.)           122,639
        35 Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, New                      86         15.3        17.9 ZIP Codes       Gannett Co. (Va.)               166,727
           York
        36 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin                      85         19.2        22.5   ZIP   Codes                                   240,581
        37 The Kansas City Star, Missouri                             85         17.3        20.4   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          275,747
        38 The Seattle Times, Washington                              85         20.9        24.7   ZIP   Codes   Seattle Times                   231,051
        39 The Greenville News, South Carolina                        84         19.1        22.8   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                86,573
        40 The Sacramento Bee, California                             83         29.2        35.0   ZIP   Codes   McClatchy Co. (Calif.)          293,705




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Rank by      Newspaper, State                         Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for      Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                             Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                                 circulation
Index                                                 (100 = parity)                white %     area

        41 The Morning Call, Allentown,                             82         10.1        12.3 ZIP Codes       Tribune Co. (Ill.)              111,956
           Pennsylvania
        42 South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort                         79         28.3        36.1 ZIP Codes       Tribune Co. (Ill.)              236,190
           Lauderdale, Florida
        43 The Repository, Canton, Ohio                             78          7.9        10.1 ZIP Codes       Copley Press (Calif.)            65,598
        44 Pensacola News Journal, Florida                          77         18.2        23.5 ZIP Codes       Gannett Co. (Va.)                63,016
        45 The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania                  77         17.2        22.3 ZIP Codes       Knight Ridder (Calif.)          368,883

        46 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri                        77         16.4        21.4 ZIP Codes       Pulitzer (Mo.)                  286,310
        47 The State Journal-Register, Springfield,                 76          7.5         9.8 ZIP Codes       Copley Press (Calif.)            55,334
           Illinois
        48 Newsday, Long Island, New York                           76         25.7        33.9   ZIP   Codes   Tribune Co. (Ill.)              481,816
        49 The Cincinnati Enquirer, Ohio                            75         11.8        15.6   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               183,051
        50 The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana                         75         31.1        41.3   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                62,551
        51 The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona                   74         24.2        32.8   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               413,268
        52 El Paso Times, Texas                                     74         60.0        81.4   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                72,137
        53 Times Union, Albany, New York                            73          9.4        12.8   ZIP   Codes   Hearst Newspapers (N.Y.)        100,628
        54 Asbury Park Press, Neptune, New Jersey                   73         11.2        15.3   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               160,339
        55 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania                    73          9.6        13.2   ZIP   Codes   Blade Communications            238,860
                                                                                                                (Block) (Ohio)
        56   Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon                       72         15.6        21.6   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                53,366
        57   The Indianapolis Star, Indiana                         72         14.4        20.0   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               252,021
        58   Courier-Post, Cherry Hill, New Jersey                  72         16.8        23.3   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                75,408
        59   The Grand Rapids Press, Michigan                       72         11.3        15.7   ZIP   Codes   Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       138,126

        60 Beaumont Enterprise, Texas                               72         24.0        33.5   ZIP   Codes   Hearst Newspapers (N.Y.)         51,296
        61 Reno Gazette-Journal, Nevada                             71         17.6        24.7   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)                66,409
        62 Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Florida                         69          8.5        12.3   ZIP   Codes   New York Times Co.              110,783
        63 The News & Observer, Raleigh, North                      68         21.0        30.8   ZIP   Codes   McClatchy Co. (Calif.)          164,294
           Carolina
        64 The Patriot-News, Harrisburg,                            68            8.9      13.2 ZIP Codes       Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       100,129
           Pennsylvania
        65 The Denver Post, Colorado                                67         18.5        27.5 ZIP Codes       MediaNews Group (Colo.)         275,292
        66 The Evansville Courier & Press, Indiana                  66          4.6         7.0 ZIP Codes       Scripps (Ohio)                   66,297

        67 The Buffalo News, New York                               66         10.9        16.5 ZIP Codes                                       196,429




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Rank by      Newspaper, State                         Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for      Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                             Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                                 circulation
Index                                                 (100 = parity)                white %     area

        68 The Idaho Statesman, Boise, Idaho                        66            8.6      13.1 ZIP Codes       Gannett Co. (Va.)                63,023
        69 Deseret Morning News, Salt Lake City,                    65            8.4      13.0 ZIP Codes                                        72,008
           Utah
        70 The Spokesman-Review, Spokane,                           64            6.0       9.3 ZIP Codes                                        99,002
           Washington
        71 The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi                 64         31.1        48.5 ZIP Codes       Gannett Co. (Va.)                94,938

        72   The News Journal, Wilmington, Delaware                 64         16.5        25.7   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               115,641
        73   Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas                        64         21.0        32.8   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          223,098
        74   The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii                        64         50.4        79.0   ZIP   Codes   Gannett Co. (Va.)               141,341
        75   The News Tribune, Tacoma, Washington                   63         14.7        23.3   ZIP   Codes   McClatchy Co. (Calif.)          127,928
        76   Austin American-Statesman, Texas                       62         23.6        37.9   ZIP   Codes   Cox Enterprises (Ga.)           177,926
        77   Chicago Tribune, Illinois                              62         17.7        28.5   ZIP   Codes   Tribune Co. (Ill.)              600,988
        78   San Jose Mercury News, California                      61         32.1        52.6   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          263,067
        79   Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah                         61          8.6        14.2   ZIP   Codes   Sandusky Newspapers              60,884
                                                                                                                (Ohio)
        80 The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio                        61         14.8        24.5 ZIP Codes       Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       354,309

        81 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,                        60         23.0        38.1 ZIP Codes       Cox Enterprises (Ga.)           386,015
           Georgia
        82 Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Texas                       60         37.7        62.4   ZIP   Codes   Scripps (Ohio)                   57,591
        83 The Charlotte Observer, North Carolina                   60         16.3        27.2   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          226,082
        84 Orlando Sentinel, Florida                                59         18.9        32.0   ZIP   Codes   Tribune Co. (Ill.)              258,881
        85 Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Arizona                      58         23.7        40.5   ZIP   Codes   Pulitzer (Mo.)                  100,824
        86 The Flint Journal, Michigan                              58         12.3        21.1   ZIP   Codes   Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        84,313

        87 Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Hawaii                           58         46.1        80.0 Home County                                      64,305
        88 The Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach,                    57         17.6        30.9 ZIP Codes   Cox Enterprises (Ga.)               168,257
           Florida
        89 The Ledger, Lakeland, Florida                            57         14.1        24.9 ZIP Codes       New York Times Co.               70,763
        90 Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Colorado                    56         14.1        25.0 ZIP Codes       Scripps (Ohio)                  275,136
        91 The Orange County Register, Santa Ana,                   56         27.4        48.8 ZIP Codes       Freedom Communications          303,418
           California                                                                                           (Ca.)
        92 Belleville News-Democrat, Illinois                       56         12.5        22.3 ZIP Codes       Knight Ridder (Calif.)           53,694
        93 The Birmingham News, Alabama                             56         17.6        31.6 ZIP Codes       Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       145,506




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Rank by      Newspaper, State                         Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for      Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                             Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                                 circulation
Index                                                 (100 = parity)                white %     area

        94 USA Today, Virginia                                      56         17.2        30.9 USA             Gannett Co. (Va.)             2,220,863
        95 The Journal News, White Plains, New York                 55         17.8        32.4 ZIP Codes       Gannett Co. (Va.)               141,031

        96 Wisconsin State Journal, Madison,                        54            4.9       9.0 ZIP Codes       Lee Enterprises (Iowa)           90,741
           Wisconsin
        97 The Wall Street Journal, New York                        54         16.7        30.9 USA             Dow Jones (N.Y.)              2,106,774
        97 The New York Times, New York                             54         16.7        30.9 USA             New York Times Co.            1,121,057
        99 The Star-Ledger, Newark, New Jersey                      54         19.8        36.8 ZIP Codes       Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       400,042

       100   Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska                           54          6.5        12.1   ZIP   Codes   Omaha World-Herald              192,607
       101   San Antonio Express-News, Texas                        53         30.6        57.9   ZIP   Codes   Hearst Newspapers (N.Y.)        226,109
       102   Hartford Courant, Connecticut                          53         11.1        21.1   ZIP   Codes   Tribune Co. (Ill.)              191,500
       103   The Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michigan                   52          8.1        15.6   ZIP   Codes   Journal Register (N.J.)          66,140
       104   Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Washington                 52         14.0        27.0   ZIP   Codes   Hearst Newspapers (N.Y.)        145,964
       105   The Roanoke Times, Virginia                            52          6.0        11.6   ZIP   Codes   Landmark Communications          98,687
                                                                                                                (Va.)
       106 The Cincinnati Post and The Kentucky                     51            4.1       8.0 ZIP Codes       Scripps (Ohio)                   65,157
           Post, Ohio
       107 Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek,                        51         19.9        39.0 ZIP Codes       Knight Ridder (Calif.)          182,647
           California
       108 The Press-Enterprise, Riverside,                         51         25.0        49.4 ZIP Codes       Belo (Texas)                    182,682
           California
       109 Ventura County Star, California                          50         21.2        42.2 ZIP Codes       Scripps (Ohio)                   98,550
       110 Erie Times-News, Pennsylvania                            50          4.8         9.7 ZIP Codes                                        59,454
       111 Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Ontario,                   50         30.5        61.4 ZIP Codes       MediaNews Group (Colo.)          64,917
           California
       112 The Washington Post, District of                         50         21.4        43.2 ZIP Codes       Washington Post                 707,690
           Columbia
       113 The Modesto Bee, California                              49         20.5        41.5   ZIP   Codes   McClatchy Co. (Calif.)           83,387
       114 Winston-Salem Journal, North Carolina                    49         10.6        21.7   ZIP   Codes   Media General (Va.)              84,459
       115 The State, Columbia, South Carolina                      49         20.0        41.1   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          115,464
       116 Philadelphia Daily News, Pennsylvania                    47         25.0        53.2   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          135,956
       117 The Sun, Baltimore, Maryland                             47         15.9        33.9   ZIP   Codes   Tribune Co. (Ill.)              267,993
       118 Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tennessee                  46          7.2        15.8   ZIP   Codes   Wehco Media (Ark.)               71,327

       119 The Record, Hackensack, New Jersey                       44         15.5        34.9 ZIP Codes                                       176,177




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Rank by      Newspaper, State                         Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for      Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                             Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                                 circulation
Index                                                 (100 = parity)                white %     area

       120 Staten Island Advance, New York                          44         12.7        28.7 ZIP Codes       Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        61,443

       121 The Times, Munster, Indiana                              44         11.0        25.2   ZIP   Codes   Lee Enterprises (Iowa)           86,933
       122 The Fresno Bee, California                               43         25.0        57.6   ZIP   Codes   McClatchy Co. (Calif.)          160,143
       123 The Miami Herald, Florida                                43         29.9        70.1   ZIP   Codes   Knight Ridder (Calif.)          315,988
       124 Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois                           42          4.8        11.4   ZIP   Codes   Copley Press (Calif.)            68,089
       125 Star-News, Wilmington, North Carolina                    42         10.4        24.9   ZIP   Codes   New York Times Co.               53,571
       126 Houston Chronicle, Texas                                 42         21.3        51.2   ZIP   Codes   Hearst Newspapers (N.Y.)        554,783
       127 San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group, West                 40         29.7        74.3   ZIP   Codes   MediaNews Group (Colo.)          98,905
           Covina, California
       128 The Daytona Beach News-Journal, Florida                  40            7.2      18.2 ZIP Codes                                       107,086

       129 Bangor Daily News, Maine                                 39          1.4         3.6 ZIP Codes                                        62,462
       130 The Times-Picayune, New Orleans,                         39         17.1        43.6 ZIP Codes       Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)       252,799
           Louisiana
       131 The Patriot Ledger, Quincy,                              38            3.8      10.0 ZIP Codes                                        57,676
           Massachusetts
       132 The Blade, Toledo, Ohio                                  38            6.4      16.9 ZIP Codes       Blade Communications            139,398
                                                                                                                (Block) (Ohio)
       133 The Macon Telegraph, Georgia                             38         15.7        41.5 ZIP Codes       Knight Ridder (Calif.)           62,228
       134 The San Diego Union-Tribune, California                  38         17.1        45.5 ZIP Codes       Copley Press (Calif.)           311,324

       135 The Bakersfield Californian, California                  37         19.7        53.6 ZIP Codes                                        62,278

       136 The Record, Stockton, California                         36         18.8        51.6 ZIP Codes       Dow Jones (N.Y.)                 59,206
       137 The Dallas Morning News, Texas                           36         14.8        40.9 ZIP Codes       Belo (Texas)                    519,014
       138 The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colorado                  36          8.3        23.1 ZIP Codes       Freedom Communications           90,900
                                                                                                                (Ca.)
       139   Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico                        36         19.2        53.5 ZIP Codes                                       107,306
       140   San Francisco Chronicle, California                    36         16.8        46.8 ZIP Codes   Hearst Newspapers (N.Y.)            505,022
       141   Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia                      35         12.9        36.6 ZIP Codes   Media General (Va.)                 184,950
       142   Tulsa World, Oklahoma                                  35          9.7        27.5 Home County                                     137,231
       143   The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Virginia                 35         13.7        39.1 ZIP Codes   Landmark Communications             200,055
                                                                                                            (Va.)
       144 Daily Herald, Arlington Heights,                         34            7.7      22.6 ZIP Codes                                       149,446
           Illinois




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Rank by     Newspaper, State                         Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for    Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                            Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                               circulation
Index                                                (100 = parity)                white %     area

       145 The Ann Arbor News, Michigan                            34            6.9      20.3 ZIP Codes     Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        50,815

       146 Home News Tribune, East Brunswick, New                  33         12.7        38.7 ZIP Codes     Gannett Co. (Va.)                58,977
           Jersey
       147 Los Angeles Times, California                           33         19.0        58.2 ZIP Codes     Tribune Co. (Ill.)              902,164
       148 The San Bernardino County Sun,                          32         18.8        58.2 ZIP Codes     MediaNews Group (Colo.)          71,934
           California
       149 Los Angeles Daily News, Woodland Hills,                 32         16.7        52.3 ZIP Codes     MediaNews Group (Colo.)         178,404
           California
       150 News & Record, Greensboro, North                        31         10.0        32.5 ZIP Codes     Landmark Communications          90,436
           Carolina                                                                                          (Va.)
       151 The Tampa Tribune, Florida                              30          9.8        32.4 ZIP Codes     Media General (Va.)             226,573
       152 North County Times, Escondido,                          30         11.3        37.4 ZIP Codes     Lee Enterprises (Iowa)           93,051
           California
       153 The Republican, Springfield,                            29            6.2      21.7 ZIP Codes     Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        85,745
           Massachusetts
       154 The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City,                  28            4.5      16.0 ZIP Codes     MediaNews Group (Colo.)         133,025
           Utah
       155 The Post-Tribune of Northwest Indiana,                  27            8.5      31.3 ZIP Codes     Hollinger International          65,621
           Merrillville, Indiana                                                                             (Ill.)
       156 Daily News, New York, New York                          26         17.2        65.0 Counties                                      715,052
       157 The Gwinnett Daily Post, Lawrenceville,                 24          8.0        33.0 Home County Gray Television (Ga.)              64,071
           Georgia
       158 The Press of Atlantic City,                             24            6.6      27.4 ZIP Codes                                      74,655
           Pleasantville, New Jersey
       159 Telegram & Gazette, Worcester,                          24            3.3      14.0 ZIP Codes     New York Times Co.              103,113
           Massachusetts
       160 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Texas                        24         10.0        42.5 ZIP Codes     Morris Communications            52,976
                                                                                                             (Ga.)
       161 The Huntsville Times, Alabama                           23            5.5      23.9 ZIP Codes     Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        53,145

       162 Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Massachusetts                  23          1.5         6.6 ZIP Codes     Dow Jones (N.Y.)                 50,896
       163 The Commercial Appeal, Memphis,                         22         10.6        48.1 ZIP Codes     Scripps (Ohio)                  163,731
           Tennessee
       164 The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana                    22            8.1      37.2 ZIP Codes                                      87,026




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Rank by      Newspaper, State                        Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for      Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                            Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                                 circulation
Index                                                (100 = parity)                white %     area

       165 The Augusta Chronicle, Georgia                          22            9.0      41.8 ZIP Codes       Morris Communications            73,069
                                                                                                               (Ga.)
       166 The Fayetteville Observer, North                        20            9.5      48.1 ZIP Codes                                        66,245
           Carolina
       167 The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                         18            1.1       6.2 Counties                                         63,493
       168 Tribune Newspapers, Mesa, Arizona                       18            4.1      23.1 ZIP Codes       Freedom Communications           96,092
                                                                                                               (Ca.)
       169 The Times, Trenton, New Jersey                          18            5.7      32.3 ZIP Codes       Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        67,600

       170 Waterbury Republican-American,                          17            2.8      16.2 ZIP Codes                                        54,584
           Connecticut
       171 Naples Daily News, Florida                              17            3.3      19.4 ZIP Codes       Scripps (Ohio)                   56,981
       172 The Christian Science Monitor, Boston,                  17            5.1      30.9 USA                                              60,723
           Massachusetts
       173 Savannah Morning News, Georgia                          16            6.5      39.5 ZIP Codes       Morris Communications            53,825
                                                                                                               (Ga.)
       174   Reading Eagle, Pennsylvania                           14            2.1      15.2   ZIP   Codes                                    61,897
       175   The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon                    14            1.5      11.1   ZIP   Codes                                    70,794
       176   Anchorage Daily News, Alaska                          13            3.4      26.8   ZIP   Codes   McClatchy Co. (Calif.)           66,448
       N/A   New York Post, New York                              DNR            DNR      40.3   ZIP   Codes                                   686,207
       N/A   Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois                          DNR            DNR      50.3   ZIP   Codes   Hollinger International         410,000
                                                                                                               (Ill.)
       N/A The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio                            DNR            DNR      17.8 ZIP Codes                                       251,045
       N/A Boston Herald, Massachusetts                           DNR            DNR      24.1 ZIP Codes       Herald Media (Mass.)            240,759
       N/A Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock,                DNR            DNR      21.7 Counties        Wehco Media (Ark.)              182,391
           Arkansas
       N/A The Providence Journal, Rhode Island                   DNR            DNR      17.3 ZIP Codes       Belo (Texas)                    168,021
       N/A The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville,                 DNR            DNR      29.6 ZIP Codes       Morris Communications           165,425
           Florida                                                                                             (Ga.)
       N/A Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada                       DNR            DNR      39.3 ZIP Codes       Stephens Media Group            159,507
                                                                                                               (Donrey) (Nev.)
       N/A Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers,                     DNR            DNR      20.7 ZIP Codes       Scripps (Ohio)                  101,705
           Stuart, Florida
       N/A The Washington Times, District of                      DNR            DNR      64.3 ZIP Codes                                       100,603
           Columbia
       N/A Press-Telegram, Long Beach, California                 DNR            DNR      76.8 ZIP Codes       MediaNews Group (Colo.)          96,967




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Rank by     Newspaper, State                          Newsroom           Staff non- Circulation Source for    Ownership                   Weekday
Diversity                                             Diversity Index    white %    area non-   circulation                               circulation
Index                                                 (100 = parity)                white %     area

       N/A The Post and Courier, Charleston, South                 DNR            DNR      35.9 ZIP Codes     Evening Post Publishing          95,588
           Carolina                                                                                           (S.C.)
       N/A Mobile Register, Alabama                                DNR            DNR      32.8 ZIP Codes     Advance (Newhouse) (N.Y.)        94,045

       N/A New Haven Register, Connecticut                         DNR            DNR      22.7 ZIP Codes     Journal Register (N.J.)          92,098
       N/A Daily Press, Newport News, Virginia                     DNR            DNR      38.5 ZIP Codes     Tribune Co. (Ill.)               91,307
       N/A The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa,                         DNR            DNR      25.1 ZIP Codes     New York Times Co.               88,836
           California
       N/A The Times Herald Record, Middletown, New                DNR            DNR      21.4 ZIP Codes     Dow Jones (N.Y.)                 80,385
           York
       N/A Connecticut Post, Bridgeport,                           DNR            DNR      28.9 ZIP Codes     MediaNews Group (Colo.)          76,212
           Connecticut
       N/A Daily Breeze, Torrance, California                      DNR            DNR      58.5   ZIP Codes   Copley Press (Calif.)            70,426
       N/A The Oakland Tribune, California                         DNR            DNR      68.5   ZIP Codes   MediaNews Group (Colo.)          69,135
       N/A Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio                            DNR            DNR      15.8   ZIP Codes                                    66,487
       N/A The Union Leader, Manchester, New                       DNR            DNR       6.2   Counties                                     59,384
           Hampshire
       N/A Quad-City Times, Davenport, Iowa                        DNR            DNR      13.1 ZIP Codes     Lee Enterprises (Iowa)           51,892
       N/A The Forum, Fargo, North Dakota                          DNR            DNR       6.3 ZIP Codes     Forum Communications             51,106
                                                                                                              (N.D.)

Note: Circulation areas are based on the best information available
on where a newspaper actually sells papers:
  ZIP Codes = ZIP Code reports filed with the Audit Bureau of Circulations
  Counties = County reports filed with the Audit Bureau of Circulations
  USA = National newspaper; assigned the demographics of the nation
  Home county = Does not file info to ABC; home county of newspaper is used
  Home city = Does not file to ABC; suburban paper; home city used




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