Newspaper Circulation Slides 2.6 Percent

Washington Post: Average weekday circulation at U.S. newspapers fell 2.6 percent during the six month-period ending in September in the latest sign of trouble in the newspaper business, an industry group reported Monday.

Also WSJ: Newspapers in an Electronic Age: The newspaper industry is now roughly 400 years old, and, generally speaking, it is confronting a “disruptive” change unprecedented in its history. and Romenesko.

From Howard Kurtz: The journalism business is suffering from a double-barreled depression that stretches far beyond the travails of a single paper. If the industry were a person, a shrink would prescribe Prozac.

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