Oct 27 2008
The stunning decline in newspaper circulation continues, with the reports out today about the losses at practically all of the larger papers around the country.
At the Northwest’s largest, the Oregonian, the drop is precipitous over the last six months, 8.4% down. But what is this equating to over time? Let’s compare with the figures from earlier this decade.
Daily circulation fall 2008: 283,321
Daily circulation fall 2005: 333,515
Daily circulation spring 2002: 348,000 (approx)
Online is rising (and the O’s website is improving). How this will pencil out remains the issue.Share on Facebook