GateHouse Media's business model is to be the preeminent provider of local content and advertising in the small and midsize markets we serve. There portfolio of products, which includes 431 community publications and more than 405 related websites and six yellow page directories, serves over 299,000 business advertising accounts and reaches approximately 10 million people on a weekly basis. As of September 25, 2011, our core products included:
79 daily newspapers with total paid circulation of approximately 657,000;
257 weekly newspapers (published up to three times per week) with total paid circulation of approximately 493,000 and total free circulation of approximately 694,000;
95 "shoppers" (generally advertising-only publications) with total circulation of approximately 1.5 million;
Over 405 locally focused websites, which extend our franchises onto the internet; and
Six yellow page directories, with a distribution of approximately 490,000, that covers a population of approximately 1.2 million people.