The capital's major newspaper is the nationally influential Pulitzer Prizewinning Washington Post, which combines local articles with coverage of federal government activities and national issues. In 1998 it had a circulation of 709,578 daily and 1,080,082 on Sunday. Also published daily is the smaller and more conservative Washington Times. The national daily newspaper USA Today is published in nearby Arlington, Virginia. Hundreds of specialized periodicals are published in the Washington, D.C., area. The major regional-interest monthly publication is Washingtonian Magazine.
The capital has six television stations and more than a dozen AM and FM stations. Washington is also the site of National Public Radio's headquarters, from which major news programs, such as Morning Edition and All Things Considered, are broadcast.