ABCs: Circulation falls for third consecutive month
For the third consecutive month, both the daily and Sunday national newspaper markets have recorded period on period (PoP) declines, down -0.6% and -1.3%, respectively.
Both markets were also down considerably over the year, with the daily titles recording an overall year on year (YoY) decline of -8.5% and the Sunday titles falling -10.1%.
The titles which fared the worst across the month include the Daily Mirror (-2.7%), the Financial Times (-2.2%), the Sunday Mirror (-3.8%) and the Daily Star Sunday (-3.6%).
Only two national titles managed to record small period on period growth: The Guardian (up 1.1%) and the Sunday Times (up 0.6%). However, both were still down over the year.
Elsewhere, the London free press saw circulation fall -3.4% YoY and -2.7% PoP, though City A.M managed to increase its circulation over the month by 0.2%.