Home Delivery - Market Coverage

Find out how your newspaper's nonpaid copies may qualify as verified public access - home delivery.


Nonpaid copies distributed to saturate a neighborhood, ZIP code or other market area, are eligible as verified public access – home delivery if the following requirements are met:

  • They are delivered to individual residences.
  • No more than one copy per residence is distributed.
  • See AAM Rule C 9.2 Home Delivery.

For the audit, the publication must retain records to support distribution and make them available to AAM.

  • Total households by route
  • Distribution records by route or distributor
  • Route description or map of route


Note: If address-specific route lists are available, the copies are eligible as qualified home delivery – targeted.

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