The Advocate (Stamford) is an American daily newspaper publishes seven days a week with its headquarters based in Stamford, Connecticut in United States. This newspaper has a good readership within the state and is popular because of its quality news.

History –

In the year 1829, this newspaper was founded as The Intelligencer within a small office. Edgar Hoyt and Andrew Smith bought this newspaper in 1848 and renamed it as The Stamford Advocate. Later the company was owned by Times Mirror Company and then it was sold to Gannett. At present it was owned by the Hearst Corporation.

Several times, the name of the newspaper has been changed and the names are Stamford Intelligencer, Stamford Sentinel, Democratic Sentinel, Farmer’s Advocate, The Farmer and Mechanic’s Advocate, Daily Advocate and The Advocate. The newspaper publishes news in broadsheet format and Henry B. Haitz III is the publisher. Barbara Rosenner is the present editor for the newspaper.

Editions –

Through its editions, the newspaper publishes all the local news along with all other major news outside the state. It covers the sports and business news along with the news on Metro-North Railroad.

Circulation –

It is widely circulated within the state and has a daily readership of 14,698 and on Sundays 24,949 readership as on 2010.

EPaper and Digital Subscription –

The newspaper launched its website in the year 1999 and is available for the online readers. Through its subscription plans, it gives complete web access for the online readers along with the access to ePaper. The plans of the subscription are given in the website.

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Advertising –

The Advocate serves as a good platform for the advertisers as it has decent number of online as well as offline readers. The digital media and print media has separate prices of advertising and should be checked in the website.

You can check the advertising costs here.

Archives – You can check the archives of The Advocate newspaper here.

Contact Address –

Website –

Headquarters –

9A Riverband Drive South,
Stanford, Connecticut,