The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Texas, United States, headquartered in the Houston Chronicle Building at 801 Texas Avenue, Houston. As of March 2013[update], it is the third-largest newspaper by Sunday circulation in the United States. With its 1995 buy-out of long-time rival the Houston Post, the Chronicle became Houston's primary newspaper.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily paper owned and operated by the Hearst Corporation, a privately held multinational corporate media conglomerate with $4 billion in revenues. The paper employs nearly 2,000 people, including approximately 300 journalists, editors, and photographers. The Chronicle has bureaus in Washington, D.C. and Austin. Its web site averages more than 75 million page views per month.<ref>Houston Chronicle. Hearst Corporation. Retrieved December 11, 2008.</ref>
The publication serves as the "newspaper of record" of the Houston area.<ref>Stolzenberg, Lisa and Stewart J. D'Alessio (criminal justice professors from Florida International University School of Policy and Management). "Capital punishment, execution publicity and murder in Houston, Texas." (Archive). Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. Northwestern University School of Law, January 1, 2004. Volume 94, Issue 2 (Winter), Article 4. Retrieved on May 15, 2015. Posted by Gale Group/Cengage Learning. p. 351-380. Available at JSTOR. Available at Thefreelibrary. CITED: p. 364. "The Houston Chronicle is the newspaper of record for Houston and has the largest circulation of any daily newspaper in the city."</ref>
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