Circ Gains and Losses for Small Papers

By: E&P Staff The Audit Bureau of Circulations complied a list of the largest gains and losses for papers with circulation 25,000 and under.

The comparisons are based on the six-month period ending March 2007 versus the same period a year ago.

Largest Increases
Newspaper, Location, Frequency, Daily Circ March '07; % Change

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES, Greenville, Miss., E (M-F) 11,022; (+17.93%)
KENT COUNTY DAILY TIMES, West Warwick, R.I., E (M-Sat) 3,421, (+8.16%)
FREE LANCE, Hollister, Calif., 3,221; (+7.62%)
HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. E (M-F), 11,806 (+5.56%)
GARDEN ISLAND, Lihue, Hawaii, (M-F), 9,640; (+5.02%)
COURIER NEWS, Bridgewater, N.J., (M-F), 13,776; (+4.82%)
NEWS VIRGINIAN, Waynesboro, Va., (M-F), 7,777; (+4.74%)
JOURNAL, Martinsburg, West Va., (M-F), 18,727; (+3.74%)
STANDARD, Aiken, S.C., (M-Sat), 17,625; (+3.62%)
DOMINION POST, Morgantown, West Va., (M-Sat), 22,388; (+3.57%)

Largest Decreases
Newspaper, Location, Frequency, Daily Circ March '07; % Change

POTOMAC NEWS, Manassas, Va., (M-F), 13,440; (-10.38%)
BULLETIN, Norwich, Conn., (M-F), 22,418; (-10.59%)
DAILY STAR, Hammond, La., E (M-F), 9,867; (-10.79%)
PRESS, Bristol, Conn., E (M-Sat), 8,899; (-11.35%)
LAKE COUNTY NEWS SUN, Waukegan, Ill., E (M-F), 18,580; (-11.73%)
REPORTER TIMES, Martinsville, Ind., E (M-Sat), 5,184; (-12.40%)
HERALD, New Britain, Conn., (M-Sat), 10,453; (-13.72%)
TRANSCRIPT, Norman, Okla., (M-Sat), 13,243; (-14.11%)
DAILY NEWS TRANSCRIPT, Dedham, Mass., (M-F), 3,947; (-19.78%)


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