‘Canberra Times’ slumps to new lows

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“The Canberra Times” fell significantly more than the national average in the latest Audit Bureau of Circulation sales figures for the quarter to March 31.

Nationally, it was the biggest March quarter circulation fall on record with newspaper circulations tumbling an average of 4 per cent compared to the same period in 2011.

However, “The Canberra Times” fell below 30,000 paid sales for its Monday to Friday editions recording a 6.6 per cent drop (to 29,441 copies) and the flagship Saturday edition falling by 8.18 per cent (to 49,178) and Sunday dipped 5.55 per cent (to 31,377).

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