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UK daily newspapers have doubled in price since 2004 and shrunk in size

William Turvill at Press Gazette looks at the rise in cover prices for UK daily and Sunday national newspapers over the past ten years. As he points out, all of the national ‘broadsheet’ daily newspapers in UK have at least doubled their cover prices since 2004 up to now and have generally fared worse than the tabloids in terms of circulation loss. “The Guardian, for instance, has seen its circulation drop by 50 per cent since 2004, but its cover price has nearly tripled – from 55p to £1.60 – in this time.”

 

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Article by Valer Kot

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