Time magazine, the top news weekly in the United States, watched newsstand sales rise by 16 percent and circulation increase almost 2 percent over the period, The New York Times reported. Meanwhile, Newsweek’s circulation dropped by 5 percent, but single sales increased almost 3 percent.
However, the magazines with the biggest circulations aren’t necessarily news magazines. The most circulated magazines in the United States includes O, The Oprah Magazine, at 2.46 million; AAA Living (2.47 million), Maxim (2.5 million), American Legion (2.3 million), Southern Living (2.8 million), and Prevention (2.9 million), among others, according to the Huffington Post.
Overall, single-copy sales of U.S. magazines were down 9 percent in the period, The Associated Press reported. However, overall circulation was down only 1 percent.