With the purchase of the Charlotte Observer and The State, McClatchy Co. (holdings in bold) now owns the largest newspapers in the Carolinas, adding to a portfolio that previously was led by the Raleigh News & Observer.
|Washington Post||Washington Post||960,684|
(Hampton Roads, Va.)
|Richmond Times-Dispatch||Media General||219,595|
|Raleigh News & Observer||McClatchy||213,878|
|The State (Columbia, S.C.)||McClatchy|
|Greenville News (S.C.)||Gannett|
|Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)||Daily Press, Inc.|
|Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.)||Evening Post||111,273|
Source: Audit Bureau of Circulations, as of March 31, 2006
*USA Today is based in McLean, Va., but its market is national.