Posted: November 19, 2016 Filed under: Economics, Entertainment, Mediasphere, Politics, U.S. News | Tags: Alliance for Audited Media, Chicago Tribune, Donald Trump, Gannett Company, List of Gannett Company assets, Los Angeles Times, New York Post, The New York Times
The shocking double-digit declines come weeks after the money-losing News ousted Editor-in-Chief Jim Rich after just one year on the job.
Keith J. Kelly reports: The Daily News is a four-time loser, recently released circulation stats show.
The embattled newspaper reported sharply lower sales on weekdays and Sundays and on newsstand sales and home deliveries, according to the Alliance for Audited Media.
While the entire newspaper industry has been hammered by print circulation declines in recent years, the drop-off by Mort Zuckerman’s Daily News in September was much steeper than the declines at The Post and the New York Times.
The News saw its weekday print circulation tumble 11.2 percent, to 207,680, almost double the 6.8 drop at The Post, which fell to 230,634. The Times reported a decline of 5.5 percent, to 551,579. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: August 8, 2014 Filed under: Economics, Mediasphere, U.S. News | Tags: Alliance for Audited Media, American Media, Game Informer, Global Panic of 2014, Hearst, HGTV, Hudson News, Source Interlink, Star (magazine)
Not surprisingly, the biggest digital replica magazine is Game Informer magazine, with 2,894,248 replica copies.
The next three with ad-sponsored replica copies belong to American Media titles: Shape with 296,157; Star magazine with 237,333; and OK! Weekly with 196,248.
“It needed to send 147,068 free or verified copies into the marketplace to make its rate base.”
Working Mother had 194,167, and Maxim, which changed ownership in the period, was not far behind with 186,863, while its single-copy sales plunged 33 percent.
“People, now at No. 4 in newsstand sales, lost 14.8 percent of its single-copy sales to 706,344.”
Overall, digital replica editions — defined as exact copies of the print edition — grew 13 percent to 11.6 million copies, representing 3.8 percent of the total circulation. Read the rest of this entry »