Monday 26 October 2009

Wall Street Journal number one in US sales

Editor & Publisher has reported the latest ABC circulation figures for the top 25 US papers. Best performer is the Wall Street Journal with average sales of 2,024,269, down a mere 0.61%. The WSJ has overtaken USA Today, whose circulation dropped by 17.15 % to 1,900,116, to be the top selling newspaper in the US market.
E&P reports the circulation at many of the country's largest newspapers continued a steep slide for the six months ending September 2009 -- "proving yet again that the industry can't shake the dramatic declines that have taken hold over the past several years."
On a comparable basis, ABC reported that for the 379 newspapers reported average daily circulation plunging 10.6% to 30,395,652.
The New York Times is down 7.2% to 927,851. The Los Angeles Times reported its daily circulation fell11% to 657,467 and the Washington Post was down 6.4% to 582,844.

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