Broadsheet readership up in tight market

The latest JNRS figures show that people still want their news, but many are cutting the number of newspapers they buy

20th February, 2010

Research on press last week revealed robust readership levels for broadsheet newspapers in 2009,while sales figures dropped for almost all papers, almost certainly due to the economic decline.

The Joint National Readership Survey (JNRS) was good news for the quality press, with The Sunday Business Post gaining 27 per cent and the Irish Times up 16 per cent. The Sunday Times rose 23 per cent, and Sunday Tribune was up 22 per cent while the...

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