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The Argus (Brighton)

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The Argus (Brighton)

The Argus is a local newspaper based in Brighton and Hove in East Sussex, with editions serving the city of Brighton and Hove and the other parts of both East and West Sussex.

Contents

  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

Founded in 1880, and for many years known as the Evening Argus, the newspaper is owned by Newsquest (since 1999, part of the US Gannett media group) which in 1996 bought the Argus and its sister Westminster Press titles from the provincial papers group's parent, the Pearson Group.[1] The Argus reached a peak circulation of 100,000 in the early 1980s but, like most of its counterparts in the British regional press, has since experienced a considerable decline in sales. In the period December 2010 to June 2011, the paper had an average daily circulation of 24,949[2] but by the period January to June 2013, average daily sales had dropped to 16,622.[3]

In October 2012, the Argus's cover price was increased by 45% to 65p on weekdays and 85p on Saturday, taking readership to an all-time low, but attempting to make more money because of the increased cover price.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Gannett: chronology". ketupa.net. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "ABC figures: How the regional dailies performed". HoldTheFrontPage (UK). 31 August 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Newspaper Reports". Nsdatabase.co.uk. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Ponsford, Dominic (27 February 2013). "Regional ABCs: Only two dailies put on circulation year-on-year, Brighton's Argus is biggest faller". Press Gazette. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 

External links

  • The Argus
  • Argus Headlines Flickr Group
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