The Chugoku Shimbun (中国新聞 Chūgoku Shinbun) or Midland News is a Japanese local daily newspaper based in Hiroshima. It serves the Chūgoku region of Japan with a market share in Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Shimane, Okayama and Tottori Prefectures. The newspaper publishes morning paper and evening editions. The morning paper has a daily circulation of 646,908. And the evening paper has a daily circulation of 40,648.