The Week: Media news - Sun and Mail top sales rise

The Sun, The Times and the Daily Mail were the only paid-for national newspapers to see a year-on-year increase in readership, according to figures from the National Readership Survey.

The NRS annual data, for July 2007 to June 2008, revealed that The Sun and Daily Mail's readership both inched up by 3 per cent, to 8,031,000 and 5,347,000, respectively, ahead of The Times, which rose by 2 per cent to 1,731,000. In contrast, the Financial Times saw readership fall by 5 per cent to 377,000, while The Independent saw a 9 per cent drop in readership to 702,000.

Become a member of Campaign from just £51 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to ,plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Become a member

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an alert now

Partner content