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Topic archives: newspaper circulation

Desperate measuring: an insider’s guide to the weird world of media ratings

January 11, 2017

Ratings are important. But measuring them is far from a perfect science.

What’s black and white and (in the) red all over?

November 11, 2016

It's unrelenting bad news for Australia's newspapers.

Going backwards on media transparency

November 1, 2016

So much for transparency. Earlier this year, NewsMediaWorks, the Australian print media’s industry group revealed a new metric for the embattled industry and took a big step forward so far as transparency is concerned by revealing quarterly revenue data, broken down into figures for print, digital and newspaper-inserted magazines for 2015, the first quarter with comparatives […]

Media briefs: who stole our chairs? … drag queen takes on Foxtel … <em>Tele</em> turns to bikinis …

Media briefs: who stole our chairs? … drag queen takes on Foxtel … Tele turns to bikinis …

August 18, 2016

The Press Gallery's seats have gone elsewhere. And other media tidbits of the day.

Newspaper decline is a global phenomenon

June 17, 2016

It's no better stateside.

‘Magical’ newspapers take a hammering in circulation figures

‘Magical’ newspapers take a hammering in circulation figures

November 13, 2015 1

Hey presto! Watch as their print editions (slowly, painfully) disappear!

Media briefs: literary cliches … more gloom for print … Netflix turning Japanese …

Media briefs: literary cliches … more gloom for print … Netflix turning Japanese …

August 25, 2015 1

Journalists love literary cliches. And other media tidbits of the day.

Weekend <em>AFR</em> posts circulation rise. Yes, you read that right.

Weekend AFR posts circulation rise. Yes, you read that right.

August 14, 2015 3

Most Australian newspapers continue to bleed readers, but the weekend edition of Fairfax's business title has held its ground.

How freebie copies help newspapers stave off circulation declines

How freebie copies help newspapers stave off circulation declines

May 18, 2015 5

Some dead-tree media are not showing huge declines write Myriam Robin and Glenn Dyer. But these figures are not all that they seem ...

Media briefs: digital subs slow … Fin tally gets leaked … age of precarious TV …

Media briefs: digital subs slow … Fin tally gets leaked … age of precarious TV …

May 15, 2015

Revealed: the Fin's most popular authors. And other media tidbits of the day.