‘It will be interesting to see what the news of Bin Laden’s death does for newspaper sales’

“It is an excellent opportunity for the medium,” notes a media blogger from Australia. “So, I wonder if the opportunity will be seized.” Did your paper increase its press run? Are people lining up in your lobbies to buy papers? Let me know!

NYT Co. Communications tweet: An additional 165K copies of today’s historic @nytimes have been printed: 125K in NY market, 2.5x the normal order. || Second tweet: Also, a 40K increase in newsstand copies available in DC, Boston, Albany, SF, LA and Chicago. Pick one up. /KM

> NYT was in middle of press run when Bin Laden news broke
> Washington Post says it printed an extra 35,000 copies

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