The Irish News has topped the circulation figures league table for regional dailies following the publication of today’s six-monthly ABC figures. (01232) 322226 Average Circulation figures (1997): 44,967 Newsletter Century Newspapers Ltd., Boucher Crescent Belfast BT12 6QY Tel. Who’d have thought getting rid of two offices, a photographer, an editor, and cutting seven experiences staff to two – both of whom are sat at home at their own kitchen tables – would have such a big impact on the quality of the product. The decline in quality and disengagement with communities has come as a new generation has grown up attached to phones, tablets and laptops. February 20, 2019 5:00 . Unfazed by a price rise at the start of 2019, the title ended the year with a period-on-period circulation boost of almost 6% and a year-on-year rise of almost 5%. One factor may be that the region has a strong hyperlocal presence. The Leicester Mercury, Nottingham Post, Lancashire Telegraph and Cambridge News all saw their overall circulations drop by 20pc or more in the period January to June, although all four titles performed better when free copies and bulk sales were disregarded. Many of these titles must surely be in the ‘at risk’ category with loss upon loss so graphically evidenced each six months when the ABC reports come out. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. They were there to (mis) manage its decline and sought to plunder what they could from what they knew what would be a short tenure, be it spondulicks, bonuses or a brief uplift in personal reputation before getting out of dodge before it hit the fan. Exactly that @JeffJones @saddenedJourno and @employee x. I’ve worked in multiple industries and jobs, and have never encountered smarter, more intelligent, or fiercer people than I found in the local newspaper industry. The Sunday newspaper … Owned by the media industry, ABC independently verifies and reports on media … Earlier this year, ABC announced it would no longer be publishing a six-monthly report on circulation figures for regional titles, saying it wants to get figures for individual titles published within five days of submission rather than wait for a particular date before publishing them en masse. The Leicester Mercury and Nottingham Post were both down 27pc in terms of overall circulation, but 18pc and 12pc respectively when bulks and frees are excluded. The Content Chief is the new Editor and the Editor is little more than a desk monitor, embarrassingly reduced to flogging football stickers on line in an effort to generate a little short term revenue, harsh but true, certainly where I am at least. Could someone enlighten me regarding advertising please? Your email address will not be published. The Sun remains the best-selling national newspaper with a circulation of 1.26m, only 100,000 copies above nearest rival the Daily Mail. The Leicester Mercury, Nottingham Post, Lancashire Telegraph and Cambridge News all saw their overall circulations drop by 20pc or more in the period January to June, although all four titles performed better when free copies and bulk sales were … Having gone through in house printing costs and sub contracting tenders I can tell you it’ll be way way cheaper especially minus dedicated staffing costs. © copyright 2020 Press Gazette Ltd. Made in Taiwan. But an additional view, if I may. UK – The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) has introduced new data reporting options for national newspapers, with publication of circulation figures no longer required. Newspaper managements must shoulder much of the blame as they have talked down the value of print over the years and are now reaping what they have sown. So since the last major redesign/relaunch of the Archant daily titles at the start of 2017, I make it that the four papers’ combined circulation has dropped from 69,350 to 47,456. v. Audited net circulation figures may be certified by the independent industry body ABC or by an independent audit carried out in compliance with the minimum JICREG audit rules and guidelines as defined in this document. Apart from the Irish News, the best-performing daily titles in the ABC audit were the Paisley Daily Express, which saw its overall circulation drop 6pc, and the Dundee Courier and Manchester Evening News, both down 8pc. The Bolton News, Worcester News and Bradford Telegraph and Argus all recorded single-digit declines when bulks and frees are disregarded. Well, by that token, the Exp & Star has the Birmingham Mail for competition, yet it sells more than 36,000 to the Mail’s 13,600. Newspapers & Magazines Platinum magazine triumphs in latest ABC figures . }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); HoldtheFrontPage is a news and jobs website for journalists everywhere with a particular focus on the UK regional press. The best performers are those with the smallest percentage decline. However Carlisle daily the News & Star, which like other Newsquest-owned titles is now audited by BPA Worldwide, saw its east edition print circulation fall by just 0.68pc making it the top performer across both auditing bodies. Green equals growth; red declined; purple maintained, new entrant or … How on earth does the Sentinel in little ole Stoke outsell the once mighty Birmingham Mail, with a million-plus population, by several thousand copies. Top 10 newspapers by circulation. If they had been that good, they would have seen it coming. I really don’t see the point of someone being given the title ‘editor’ these days when the position has no clout or kudos,a papers content is templated and formulaic,the news agenda has more often than not been set, reported and seen previously on social media news sites as it happens which is then simply copy and pasted around generic non local space fillers in the local daily or associated web site. The New Zealand Audit Bureau of Circulations Inc. expects the next published newspaper audit results to be for the twelve -month period to 31 March 2021. Data compiled by industry body ABC confirmed the Daily Post remains Wales's most popular newspaper. National newspaper circulations for December 2019 (ABC): This just shows the dire state the UK national papers are in. Times have changed and change needs to happen if the EDP is to have any long term future. Such a bizarre way of looking at things. Using figures available online from both organisations, HTFP has now put together the first comprehensive report bringing together all daily titles that continue to be audited on a six-monthly basis. Massive falls in circulations, no papers making ground. Daily newspapers declined by 15.7% YOY, weekly newspapers by 12.5%, weekend newspapers by 9.2%, local by 6.0% and free newspapers by 1.1% year on year. vi. And this was a month with a General Election in it. The following is a list of the top 10 newspapers in the United States by average weekday paid circulation in 2019. The Yorkshire Evening Post is now selling fewer copies daily than the Scarborough Evening News was when JP (as it was) took that weekly in 2012 (by about 3-400 fewer copies a day according to these figures). Table 1. But the bosses will trumpet sales declines in print as acceptable because of internet traffic, they will talk of the emphasis shifting and of great figures in the ether. The point about those responsible not being held to account is pertinent as some of those on whose watch this carnage has been allowed to happen (some might say they’ve actively encouraged by lack of investment or support for print while throwing everything at the elusive online dollar ) are still in the same positions recklessly carrying on unchecked and unhindered by those above and unquestioned by those below. Whatever the cost implications it cannot be feasible to continue printing a paper bought by such a small percentage of the public any longer and which has sadly become a pale shadow of its once former self. It was also down 6.4% year on year. The officially-published BPA figures for Newsquest do not include a year-on-year comparison as this is the first time they have been audited by the new provider. The month holds very little for the red-tops as there’s very little in terms of sport with the GAA only at the provincial stages. in the city and adjoining districts of South Gloucestershire and North Somerset where the total population approaches one million. Most editors are sadly now “decline managers “…, It is all very sad , what else can one say. The smallest declines were seen at free titles the Metro and the Evening Standard, followed by the Sunday Times which fell by 4 per cent year-on-year to a circulation of 707,597. Yet there seems to be no let up in the proliferation of journalism courses across the UK. Earlier today, allmediascotland.com reported the circulation figures for Scots daily and evening 'regional' titles, including the Press and Journal, the Evening Times and Dundee's Courier newspaper. var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; It used to be said that the Mail lagged behind the likes of Manchester and Liverpool titles because it has the Express and Star for competition. News & Current Affairs. August 15, 2019 ; July ABC’s: The tabloids, collectively, to a bit of a hammering dropping nearly 1,000 each. by Paul Wallbank. The Sun and Sun on Sunday remain fat-free for the second month. Please select the details you wish to see in your summary. Look at Leeds, a major thriving city with a huge catchment area selling less than 9,000 evening papers. The Daily Star dropped 2,500 on the month but that was mainly due to an increase in sales in … I appreciate that @Formerloyalfollower and your points are correct, but this appears to be just another piece in the jigsaw which I feel heralds the complete withdrawal from newspaper publishing to focus fully on monetising digital news. The Press & Journal, Belfast Telegraph, East Anglian Daily Times and Eastern Daily Press were all down 9pc with every other daily listed recording a 10pc-plus drop. Down 17% to 10711 Why print is thriving – what the latest ABC circulation figures say about successful magazines Dan Linstead Loyalty , Magazines 27 February 2019 The latest official magazine circulation figures have been released by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), covering the second half of 2018 – and for anyone with a penchant for print, they make fascinating reading. ABC is a global organisation that tracks circulation figures of major registered newspapers. 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The biggest declines were at the Scotland’s Sunday Post and UK tabloid thte Daily Star on Sunday. As the publishers slashed newsroom jobs, we saw the rise of the press officer and a stranglehold on news begin. . Jeff Jones – brilliant post. Another might be that the linked Bristol Live site one typical day contained one story from Hull, along with two restaurants and a rum bar opening (at least these were local).. Scarcely an incentive to buy a print copy. Job adverts start at £175 + VAT for one week with discounts available for longer periods and block bookings. The reason I don’t buy my local paper anymore is nothing to do with the interwebs or social media or any of the nonsense that’s often put forward to excuse these types of results, I don’t buy it because it’s rubbish, I mean absolute garbage. Your email address will not be published. TRY US. Our new Total Circulated Copies figure represents the complete number of copies distributed by media owners, as audited by us to common standards. If nothing else, this shows that while templated, uniform pages might be cheap and easy to produce, they may not be what the public wants to buy. Then off to pastures new as CEO of Carphone Warehouse or wherever, leaving nothing but scorches Earth in their wake. The Sunday newspaper and sister title to the Guardian reported sales down two per cent year-on-year to 163,449 copies. ABC Figures show 1.68 billion national newspapers circulated in 2019. If your media title is not ABC registered / you have not sent in your circulation figures, ... ABC latest figures (Jan-Jun 2019)- women's interest comparison . The vehicles, maintenance, diesel and replacing the fleet they had every few years alone will save them tens of thousands if not hundreds every year. A third factor is that staff numbers are reduced to a level where they rely on media releases, emergency services news, court copy and social media to fill the pages and the web. Required fields are marked *. It’s not the readers dying. Because we dont want preaching at all the time Registered in England and Wales with Company No. The Covid-19 pandemic is helping newspaper sales recover from the decline in April and May, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) circulation figures. by Herman Manson The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa has released newspaper-circulation statistics for the period January–March 2017 (ABC Q1 2017); see our magazine ABC analysis here.Note: we compare the current figures with the same figures for this time last year, and not with the previous quarter. The site attracts around 70,000 visitors a month and has more than 18,500 followers on Twitter. Publishers who choose to report privately will continue to have their circulation figures audited to industry standards via ABC, but publication of the figures will be under the control of the publisher. Why? The results confirmed the belief of publishing insiders that 'this audience will pay a premium price for quality editorial' Published: 20th February 2020; 2 mins read; By Jody Porter; Become a member to save this article. At this rate some of these titles will have stopped selling anything within five years. If publishers choose public reporting, arrangements remain as they are. ABC member circulation totals: The staggering decline just continues. * Comparison with ABC figures for Jan-Jun 2018. js.src = 'https://connect.facebook.net/en_GB/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.2'; Total newspaper circulation increased by 0.8% on the previous quarter, but declined by 4.4% year on year. However when this year’s BPA-audited figures are compared with last year’s ABC-audited data, the best-performing titles are the News & Star and Brighton daily The Argus, whose overall circulation dropped just 2pc. Sorry and all that but titles like JPI media will soon be re-named RIP Media. The Observer once again saw the smallest paid-for circulation drop among UK national newspapers in December, according to the latest ABC figures. It’s a true tragedy. Sorry, I mean weekly. It is the same story elsewhere it appears. (function(d, s, id) { The default settings will display all available publication data for the most recent audited period. of all audited net circulation figures. js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; Some great and informed comment already. In the figures for last month, most titles reported copy sales growth month on month, with every day of the week showing category-wide rises of 0.4% to 3.2%. Merging with the Norwich evening daily, going free or publishing online only must be the only options to save this title. @Taverham – printing off site and sub contracting will be saving them massive amounts of money. Please take the rest of the day off. The Media in Figures: National newspaper sales in Scotland. ABC Irish Newspaper Circulation July 2019. Its destruction is a tragedy for wider society that I don’t think the public yet fully appreciate. The East Lothian Courier's average circulation of 12,526 represented an increase of 1.6 per cent while The Orcadian's 9,488 represents an increase of 2.3 per cent. Our Data Hub contains the latest ABC data, with headline figures & certificates going back to 2000, including detailed data back to 2017 where available. Figures ( 1997 ): 44,967 Newsletter century newspapers Ltd., Boucher Crescent BT12... In 2019 attached to phones, tablets and laptops newspaper publishers will now be able to opt for or. 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