The Sun’s numbers behind the paywall

Very interesting numbers from News UK last week – publishers of the Sunday Times and The Sun etc. After a few months behind a paywall it has revealed that the Sun has currently 117,000 subscribers to its digital offering Sun+. Their last audited figure before they went behind the wall was 1.8m for July 2013 […]

independent.ie Website audit October 2013

It slipped into the ABC email, hoping to remain unnoticed perhaps. But along with the monthly ABC’s was the website audit for independent.ie for August 2013. Unfortunately this audit is not directly comparable to their previous audit as the sites under scrutiny are different. This audit covers independent.ie only whereas the previous one for March […]

November ABC Irish Newspaper circulations 2013

tabs nov 13

A fairly grim month for the Tabloids, again. Whatever it was about the month all the titles suffered. The Sun back nearly 3,400 copies (about 5%) and The Daily Star recording a 1,600 drop. The Mirror was the surprise of the month adding 1,800 to its numbers. Collectively the tabloids were down nearly 3,000 copies […]

Johnston Press Irish Titles for sale?

All very interesting in the regional’s where Mediaforce (represents regional newspapers to advertising agencies and major advertisers (Mediaforce Titles) are making a play for the Republic Of Ireland titles of Johnston Press for a suggested €8.5m in cash. The current Johnston portfolio is Dundalk Democrat, Leinster Leader, Leinster Express, Leitrim Observer, Longford Leader, Kilkenny People, […]