- Austin American-Statesman
caption = The
January 27, 2008front page of
"The Austin American Statesman"
type = Daily
type = Daily
(as the "Democratic Statesman")
headquarters = 305 South Congress Avenue
editor = Fred Zipp
publisher = Michael Vivio
circulation = 173,527 daily
215,984 Sunday [cite web | title=2007 Top 100 Daily Newspapers in the U.S. by Circulation |publisher=Burrelles"Luce" |url=http://www.burrellesluce.com/top100/2007_Top_100List.pdf |format=PDF |accessdate=2007-05-30 |date=2007-03-31]
ISSN = 1553-8451
website = [http://www.statesman.com/ statesman.com]
The "Austin American-Statesman" is the major daily
newspaperfor Austin, the capital city of Texas. It is an award-winning publication owned by Cox Enterprises. The "Statesman" places focus on issues affecting Austin and the Central Texasregion.
"The Statesman"'s editorials show it to be an amalgam of liberal philosophy combined with strong pro-business sentiment.Fact|date=September 2008 In this, it reflects the Texas heritage of focusing on business and Austin's history of being youthful and liberal. However, it did endorse George W. Bush in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections, and Republican governor Rick Perry along with every other Republican incumbent in 2006. The "Statesman" also tends to provide fair coverage of Libertarian Party and Green Party matters.
The "Austin American-Statesman" competes with the "
Austin Chronicle", an alternative weekly. The paper tends to print " Associated Press", "New York Times", " The Washington Post" and " Los Angeles Times" international and national news, but has strong Central Texas coverage, especially in political reporting. The "Statesman" benefits from the culture and writing heritage of Austin. It extensively covers the music scene, especially the annual South by Southwest Music Festival. The newspaper co-sponsors various events around Austin such as the Capital 10K foot race and the Season for Caring charity campaign.
The "Statesman's" news website is [http://www.statesman.com/ "Statesman.com"] and its entertainment site is [http://www.austin360.com/ "Austin360.com"] . Both sites are known for embracing citizen journalism because they are among the few newspaper Internet sites to host reader blogs.
Though Austin is the 16th largest city (and the 37th largest
metropolitan area) in the U.S., the "American-Statesman" does not rank in the top 25 U.S. newspapers according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations. [ [http://www.nypost.com/seven/10302006/news/regionalnews/circulation.htm Post Beats News ] ] Figures from carborough Research show the "Statesman" — in print and online — reaches 68% of Central Texans in an average week. [ [http://www.scarborough.com/press_releases/Scarborough%20Newspaper%20Audience%20Ratings%20Report%20FINAL%20April%202007%20links.pdf Scarborough Newspaper Audience Ratings Report] ]
Coincident with the fact that Austin is also one of America's most
Internet-connected cities, the "Statesman's" daily circulation trend ranks among those cities whose major newspaper is seeing drops of 5% or more. [ [http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003576374] As compared to a U.S. national decline of 2.1%, the "Statesman's" daily circulation in the most recent six-month reporting period fell 5.6% to 173,527. Its Sunday circulation fell 5.5% to 215,984.
Editor: Fred Zipp
Managing editor: Debbie Hiott
Assistant managing editors: Drew Marcks, Sharon Roberts
Ahora Si editor: Josefina Villicana-Casati
Austin360.com editor: Gary Dinges
Business editor: Kathy Warbelow
Editorial page editor: Arnold Garcia
Features editor: Kathy Blackwell
Graphics director: G.W. Babb
Internet editor: Robert Quigley
Internet managing editor: Zach Ryall
Metro editor: Gary Susswein
Sports editor: John Bridges
State editor: Debra Davis
Statesman.com editor: Kristi Kingston
Systems editor: Doug Miller
* [http://www.statesman.com/ "Statesman.com"]
* [http://www.austin360.com/ "Austin360.com"]
*Handbook of Texas|id=AA/eea11|name="Austin American-Statesman"
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