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If The Sun Drops Page 3 It Dies With The Other Newspapers

by | 10th, November 2014

File picture, dated 17/11/1969, Rupert Murdoch looks at one of the first copies of The Sun newspaper, at the News of the World building , in London.

NEWSPAPERS are dying. So are the readers who grow up with them. That’s tragic. But it’s life.

Print sales of The Sun dipped below two million a day for the first time in its modern history last month.

Average sales of the paper dipped 8 per cent year on year to 1,978,324 making it still the UK’s best-selling daily.

Publisher News UK is expected to release an update later this month on the progress of the paper’s digital subscription strategy which may soften the blow of falling below two million.

The Daily Mirror dropped below two million copies in 2004 and fell below the one million mark last December.

If the Sun drops Page 3, it’ll be just like the rest. It won’t

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