List of New York City newspapers and magazines

This is a list of New York City newspapers and magazines.

Largest newspapers by circulation

Total circulation, as of March, 2013:[1]

  1. The Wall Street Journal (2,378,827 daily)
  2. The New York Times (1,865,318 daily; 1,438,555 Sunday)
  3. Daily News (516,165 daily; 674,104 Sunday)
  4. New York Post (500,521 daily; 386,105 Sunday)
  5. Newsday (377,744 daily; 433,894 Sunday)


Several other newspapers serve the northern and western suburbs and Long Island.

Defunct newspapers


Magazines with a primary focus on (parts or surroundings of) New York City

Defunct magazines

Magazines published in New York

New York is not necessarily a focus of these magazines.



  1. ^ List of newspapers in the United States by circulation
  2. ^ Ming Pao has ceased publishing in NYC as of 1 Dec 2018
  3. ^ Time (magazine)
  4. ^ Reynolds, Renee. "Citation for New York Newspapers". New York Newspapers Online. Retrieved October 26, 2016.
AM New York

AM New York (stylized as amNewYork) is a morning free daily newspaper that is published in New York City by Newsday. According to the company, the average Friday circulation in September 2013 was 335,900. When launched on October 10, 2003, AM New York was the first free daily newspaper in New York City. Its main competitor is Metro New York, which followed amNewYork into the market, using similar distribution and marketing strategies.

AM New York is primarily distributed in enclosed newspaper holders ("honor boxes") located on sidewalks and street corners with high pedestrian traffic. "Hawkers", sporting a red amNewYork vest, are paid to offer the free paper to passersby near many major NYCTA transportation hubs and pedestrian traffic areas.

AM New York, along with Newsday, was sold by the Tribune Company to Cablevision in March 2008.

Akhon Samoy

Akhon Samoy (Bengali: এখন সময়) is a Bengali-language newspaper published from New York, United States since 2000.


Bwog is an independent, student-run news website geared toward members of the Columbia University community. The website provides news, features, and commentary on issues affecting Columbia and Morningside Heights, Manhattan.

Columbia Daily Spectator

Columbia Daily Spectator is the weekly student newspaper of Columbia University. It is published at 112th and Broadway in New York, New York. Founded in 1877, it is the oldest continuously operating college news daily in the nation after The Harvard Crimson, and has been legally independent of the university since 1962. During the academic term, it is published online Monday through Friday and printed every Thursday. In addition to serving as a campus newspaper, Spec, as it is commonly known, also reports the latest news of the surrounding Morningside Heights community. The paper is delivered each week to over 150 locations throughout the Morningside Heights neighborhood.

Education Update

Education Update is an American non-profit monthly newspaper, published in New York City. It focuses on issues related to education and has a circulation of approximately 100,000.

The publisher, retired education professor Pola Rosen, began the newspaper at age 54, delivering the paper door to door on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City.The publication was honored with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce's Best New Business of the Year Award in 1997.

List of newspapers in New York

This is a list of newspapers in New York state. For periodicals specific to New York City, see List of New York City newspapers and magazines.

Media in New York City

New York City has been called the media capital of the world. The media of New York City are internationally influential and include some of the most important newspapers, largest publishing houses, biggest record companies, and most prolific television studios in the world. It is a major global center for the book and magazine publican, music, newspaper, and television industries.

New York is also the largest media market in North America (followed by Los Angeles, Chicago, and Toronto). Some of the city's media conglomerates include CNN (WMN&S), the Hearst Corporation, NBCUniversal, CBS, The New York Times Company, the Fox Corporation and News Corp, the Thomson Reuters Corporation, WarnerMedia, and Viacom. Seven of the world's top eight global advertising agency networks are headquartered in New York. Three of the "Big Four" record labels are also headquartered or co-headquartered in the city. One-third of all American independent films are produced in New York. More than 200 newspapers and 350 consumer magazines have an office in the city and the book-publishing industry employs about 25,000 people.Two of the three national daily newspapers in the United States are The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Major tabloid newspapers in the city include the Daily News, Newsday (which is technically headquartered in Melville, New York), and the New York Post, founded in 1801 by Alexander Hamilton. The city also has a major ethnic press, with 270 newspapers and magazines published in more than 40 languages. El Diario La Prensa is New York's largest Spanish-language daily and the oldest in the nation. The New York Amsterdam News, published in Harlem, is a prominent African-American newspaper. The Village Voice was the largest alternative newspaper, ceasing all forms of publication August 31, 2018.

The television industry developed in New York and is a significant employer in the city's economy. The four major American broadcast networks, ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC, are all headquartered in New York. Many cable channels are based in the city as well, including MTV, Fox News, HBO and Comedy Central. In 2005 there were more than 100 television shows taped in New York City.New York is also a major center for non-commercial media. The oldest public-access cable television channel in the United States is the Manhattan Neighborhood Network, founded in 1971. WNET is the city's major public television station and a primary provider of national Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) programming. WNYC, a public radio station owned by the city until 1997, has the largest public radio audience in the United States. The City of New York operates a public broadcast service, NYC Media, that produces several original New York Emmy Award-winning shows covering music and culture in city neighborhoods, as well as city government-access television (GATV).

New York City is home to a number of major online media companies, including Verizon's digital content subsidiary Oath Inc. and its operations under the AOL brand, along with news and entertainment companies like BuzzFeed and VICE Media.

Metro New York

Metro New York is a free daily newspaper in New York City. It was launched on May 5, 2004 by Metro International. Its main competition is amNewYork, which launched the previous year and practices many of the same distribution and marketing strategies.

Metro New York is primarily distributed by "hawkers" paid to station themselves in areas with high pedestrian traffic, who offer the free paper to anyone who passes by. The publishing company offers similar weekday Metro papers in Boston and Philadelphia (Philadelphia Metro). In 2009, Metro International sold its US papers to a former executive.

New York Amsterdam News

The New York Amsterdam News is an American weekly newspaper geared to the African-American community of New York City, New York. It is one of the oldest African-American newspapers in the United States. It has published columns by notable people including W. E. B. Du Bois, Roy Wilkins, and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and was the first to recognize and publish Malcolm X.

Super Express USA

Super Express USA is the largest Polish-American newspaper in the United States.

The newspaper has been published daily except Sundays and Holidays since April 15, 1996 and is distributed in New York, New Jersey,

Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Chicago.

The New York headquarter office is located in Manhattan on John Street, near the World Trade Center. The publishers are Super Express USA and Media Express USA. Its president is Beata Pierzchała and executive editor is Adam Michejda.

Among many others famous writers for Super Express USA include:

former prime minister - Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz

former prime minister - Leszek Miller

former president of the Polish Football Association - Michal Listkiewicz

broadcast journalist, U.S correspondent, American producer & writer - Max Kolonko

politician, author of the most popular blog in Poland - Janusz Korwin-Mikke

the most famous Polish detective - Krzysztof Rutkowski

The Brooklyn Rail

The Brooklyn Rail is a journal of arts, culture, and politics, currently published ten times a year, in Brooklyn, NY. The journal features in-depth interviews with artists, critics, and curators, as well as critical essays, fiction, poetry, and reviews of art, music, dance, film, books, and theater. The Brooklyn Rail is distributed in galleries, universities, museums, bookstores, and other organizations. The Rail operates a small press called Rail Editions, which publishes literary translations, poetry, and art criticism. In addition to its small press, the Rail has also organized panel discussions, readings, film screenings, music and dance performances, and has curated exhibitions through a program called Rail Curatorial Projects.

The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as the NYT and NYTimes) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership. Founded in 1851, the paper has won 125 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper. The Times is ranked 17th in the world by circulation and 2nd in the U.S.

The paper is owned by The New York Times Company, which is publicly traded and is controlled by the Sulzberger family through a dual-class share structure. It has been owned by the family since 1896; A.G. Sulzberger, the paper's publisher, and his father, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., the company's chairman, are the fourth and fifth generation of the family to helm the paper.Nicknamed "The Gray Lady", the Times has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record". The paper's motto, "All the News That's Fit to Print", appears in the upper left-hand corner of the front page.

Since the mid-1970s, The New York Times has greatly expanded its layout and organization, adding special weekly sections on various topics supplementing the regular news, editorials, sports, and features. Since 2008, the Times has been organized into the following sections: News, Editorials/Opinions-Columns/Op-Ed, New York (metropolitan), Business, Sports of The Times, Arts, Science, Styles, Home, Travel, and other features. On Sunday, the Times is supplemented by the Sunday Review (formerly the Week in Review), The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine and T: The New York Times Style Magazine. The Times stayed with the broadsheet full-page set-up and an eight-column format for several years after most papers switched to six, and was one of the last newspapers to adopt color photography, especially on the front page.

Washington Square News

Washington Square News is the weekly student newspaper of New York University and serves the NYU, Greenwich Village, and East Village communities. The paper, better known as WSN, has a circulation of 10,000 and an estimated 40,000 readers online. It is published in print on Monday, in addition to online publication Tuesday through Friday during the fall and spring semesters, with additional issues published in the summer.

WSN is run solely by NYU students, with the paper's senior staff mostly composed of undergraduates. Its offices are located at 75 Third Ave.

The paper is editorially independent from the university and is solely responsible in selling advertisements to fund its production.The term for the positions of editor-in-chief and managing editor is one calendar year, beginning in the spring semester and ending after the fall semester.

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