It's red everywhere, but Fairfax's print circulation declines have been the deepest, ABC data reveals.
Newspapers continue to bleed, with fresh circulation stats showing double-digit drops in sales of Fairfax and News Corp titles over the last quarter. The one publication that is not dropping by too much? TV Week.
Newspaper circulation figures are out for the quarter and it's bad, bad news across the board. No paper is immune from the dramatic decline in sales. But there are a few magazines holding their own ...
The latest Audit Bureau of Circulations results show massive drops in print circulation and reveal, finally, how many readers are paying for the Herald Sun online. Hint: it's not very many.
The latest 2011 circulation figures indicate that it was a mixed-to-good December quarter for some titles, an average half-year for others and another miserable 12 months for the majority of newspapers and magazines.
Despite the usual attempts to spin the numbers, the quarterly newspaper circulation figures for March were not good.
The Audit Bureau of Circulations convened its annual general meeting yesterday and announced that a special rules subcommittee would review current circulation definitions that enable cut-price secondary and tertiary sales to be hidden from advertisers in a publication's average net sales figure.
The newspaper industry, which is dominated by Fairfax Media and News Ltd papers, took the predictable low road in trying to explain one of the worst circulation audits for years in the three months to March.
The was some interesting spin on the newspaper circulation figures for the December quarter and 2009. But they all missed one telling point: Papers are irrelevant.