The Houston Chronicle, one of the largest newspapers in the United States, was founded in 1901 and was acquired by Hearst in 1987. In addition to delivering in-depth coverage of local issues, the Houston Chronicle is committed to covering state, national and international news. The newspaper operates a news bureau in Washington, D.C., that provides coverage of issues of special interest to residents of Houston and Texas. As one of Texas’ largest news organizations, it publishes print and on-line products in English and Spanish including mobile apps and sites, direct mail, commercial print and experiential marketing programs. In addition to the Houston Chronicle's 825,000 daily readers and 1.4 million readers on Sunday, Chron.com, is widely regarded as one of the top newspaper websites and averages nearly 95 million page views and 15 million unique visitors each month.