Regional Press Structure
Top 20 Publishers 1 January 2014
The latest release of the Top 20 shows that total audited weekly circulation is approximately 41 million, and the total number of titles including Daily, Sunday, Weekly, Fortnightly and Monthly is 1,111.
The Metro titles are included under the publisher responsible for distribution and local advertising sales.
The list of publishers in the Top 20 is the same as at 1 January 2013, but there have been a few changes to the order with The Midland News Association Ltd moving up to number 7 and Bullivant Media Ltd moving up to number 15.
The Top 20 publishers account for 84% of all titles, and 97% of total audited weekly circulation. As from 1 January 2014 Fortnightly and Monthly titles have been counted in the number of titles, but the circulations have not been included.
As of 1 January 2014 there are 103 local press publishers, including 53 producing just one local titles.
The data is based on total audited weekly circulation of local papers published daily, weekly, fortnightly and monthly.
To obtain a full list of all Local Press Publishers please contact Lucy Carabine on 0207 963 7457.
|Daily & Sunday titles||Paid Dailies||87|
|Part Paid/Part Free Dailies||2|
|Paid Weekly titles||462|
|Part Paid/Part Free Weekly||122|
|Free Weekly titles||345|
|Fortnightly and Monthly Titles||68|
Source: NS database as at 01 January 2014.
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