Editor George Spohr says “new circulation starts have been incredible” at The (Carlisle, Pa.) Sentinel since The (Harrisburg, Pa.) Patriot-News reduced print frequency this month.
Seventy-six people subscribed Monday and more than 100 did Tuesday, Spohr wrote in an email to Poynter.
Spohr says Sentinel circulation director Phil Ferrara told him on a usual day, 10 people start subscriptions.
Figures from the Alliance for Audited Media show The Sentinel has an average Sunday circulation of 13,902 and an average circulation of 12,838 Monday-Saturday. The Patriot-News has an average Sunday circulation of 118,655 and average daily circulation of 70,446. Read more