The Independent covers the booming Research Triangle market Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
The Independent publishes 35,000 papers, reaching nearly 180,000 of the region's most highly educated readers with a challenging, entertaining editorial product they can get in the dailies.
The Independent's reporters have won most of the major national investigative awards including the George Polk Award, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, the Green Eyeshade Award for the South's best journalism and the Baltimore Sun's H.L. Mencken Writing Award.
The Independent's arts coverage is of equal quality: The Rock & Roll Quarterly and the monthly Independent Reader are strong sections complementing the weekly coverage of music, film, visual arts, theater, dance and pop culture. Dish is a twice yearly restaurant compendium and Casa is a quarterly look at area homes inside and out.
The Independent: Celebrating 31 years as the Research Triangle's alternative, grassroots, literary, personal, classy, theatrical, kick-ass, informative, cinematic, creative, political, so-you-can-THINK newsweekly.
Publication Day: Wednesday
Base Circulation: 35,000
Audited Circulation: n/a
Single-issue Readership: 98,549
4-issue Cume Readership: 178,833
Unique Visitors: 180,000
Page Views: 416,000
PRINT: The Media Audit (May - July 2013),
ONLINE: Google Analytics (Oct 2013)