National newspaper continue catastrophic fall in circulation

23rd February 2020 / NewsBits
  • The Sun has remained the UK’s best-selling newspaper despite a drop in circulation of 13 per cent year-on-year.
  • It sold 1.2m copies in November, according to the latest ABC figures. In the early 1990s, the Sun Newspaper sold nearly a million newspapers a day. The free Metro distributed 1.4m copies.
  • All paid-for newspapers continued to see their sales fall year-on-year, with the smallest drop (three per cent) at the Observer.
  • The average fall across all major national newspapers was 10.2 per cent. The decline of newspapers is generally understood to have started in approximately 2004.

Source: Press Gazette


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