Many former News of the World readers have stopped reading Sunday papers

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Many of the 4.3 million people who only read the News of the World on Sunday -- which dominated the market until the so-called phone-hacking scandal forced its closure -- "have dropped out of the market altogether," reports Roy Greenslade. Overall Sunday readership dropped 17 percent overall, even as circulation of other Sunday papers increased 6 percent, according to the latest quarterly circulation figures. || Related: U.K. newspaper editor Jim Cassidy says journalists covering the inquiry into press practices should "pray to their god, not the god that has ruled them for decades, that great and powerful God Circulation." (Guardian)

  • Steve Myers

    Steve Myers was the managing editor of Poynter.org until August 2012, when he became the deputy managing editor and senior staff writer for The Lens, a nonprofit investigative news site in New Orleans.

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