San Jose Mercury News Profile|
The San Jose Mercury News is an American daily newspaper, published in San Jose, California. The San Jose Mercury was founded in 1851 as the San Jose Weekly Visitor, while the San Jose News was founded in 1883. In 1942, the Mercury purchased the News and continued publishing both newspapers. In 1983, the newspapers were merged into the San Jose Mercury News. It encompasses all other Bay Area newspapers owned by Media News Group, including the Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, Marin Independent Journal, San Mateo County Times, Santa Cruz Sentinel, and 10 other local daily newspapers, each of which are branded as "an edition of the San Jose Mercury News," which accounts for the newspaper's high circulation.
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Did you know, with a daily circulation of 583,998, the San Jose Mercury News is ranked 5 in the Top 100 Most Popular US Newspapers?