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Daily circulation at Tampa Tribune plummets 18%, St. Petersburg Times also sees weekday sales drop

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Circulation of the Tampa Tribune and St. Petersburg Times continued to decrease, according to figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.  The Tampa Tribune saw an 8 percent decline on Sundays down 24,666 to 259,917, while weekday circulation plummeted 35,464, or 18 percent to 159,813, while circulation of the St. Petersburg Times dipped 1.4 percent (4,205) to 278,888.  But, as Eric Deggans writes the Times was the only newspaper in Top 25 to show a circulation gain on Sundays.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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