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How Many People In England Read The "sun"?  
User currently offlineRacko From Germany, joined Nov 2001, 4857 posts, RR: 20
Posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 8314 times:

Hi,

how many people read the sun "newspaper" every day over there in the UK?

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User currently offline707cmf From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 8295 times:

Further question :
how many read other pages than page 3 ?


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 8280 times:

The average daily sale is somewhere around three and a half million.

Which answers a follow up question about how many stupid people live in Britain...  Big grin

For comparison, the Times and Telegraph sell about a million and one and a quarter million respectively. Newspaper sales are pretty heavy in Britain.



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User currently offlineRacko From Germany, joined Nov 2001, 4857 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 8270 times:

German "Bild" has 4,5-5 Million readers, Germany has more inhabitants though.

After the euro '96 I was really asking myself how many people read such a dumb newspaper, 3,5 million is somehow....strange.

(I really have humor, but what english papers wrote while the euro '96 was imho too agressive or even racistic.)


User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 8255 times:
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I read the Daily Miror every day, a much more respectable newspaper than the trash u get in the Sun.




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User currently offlineLapper From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 1566 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 8255 times:

You don't "read" the Sun, you just look at the pictures! I read the Daily Mail.

User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 6, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 8251 times:

Funnily enough, Racko, the Euro '96 stuff came from the Mirror, not the Sun. But they even managed to offend their own readers and had to apologise, which offers hope of some kind I suppose.


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User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 8249 times:

I used to buy the Sun every weekend, however since September 11 2001, I have bought the Daily Mirror every day. I find that the Mirror has more 'news' though it should improve its business section which is lacking.

The Sun is full of gossip and rarely full up with news. When there is news, I find the journalism of a lower calibre than the Daily Mirror or the broadsheets.

Schade in der Tat.



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User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 8, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 8251 times:
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The Sun had september 11th coverage from top to bottom for about only 2 days, then resorted back to useless gossip and nude women. Show's what kind of newspaper they are.

Arsenal@LHR



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User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 34
Reply 9, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 8242 times:

Don´t the Daily Telegraph praise themselves as "the most widely read quality newspaper"? A few years ago, I read the Telegraph for about 10 months, daily. I have to say, this newspaper is very anti-European in general, anti-German in particular. Sometimes I thought the bias and prejudice they showed was on a par with the Sun´s.

Daniel Smile


User currently offlineBanco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 10, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 8240 times:

Yes, the Telegraph is the biggest selling broadsheet. I don't think you are right in saying that it is anti-European or anti-German though. However, it is extremely anti-EU, which is not the same thing.


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User currently offlineNdebele From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 2901 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 8242 times:

Whenever I visit the UK, I buy The Sun. Not for "quality" reasons, but simply because I think it's fun to read - i.e. because it's fun to "look at the pictures", Lapper is right on this one.
I visit the UK about twice every year, usually London. However last year when visited Glasgow I was surprised to see a special "The Scottish Sun" edition. And when in Ireland (Republic) I was even more surprised to the "The Irish sun". What's the difference between those papers? Is there sort of England-bashing in the Scottish and Irish version?


User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13229 posts, RR: 77
Reply 12, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 8225 times:

Well the Scottish Sun is, or was, pro-SNP! Murdoch's cynicism knows no bounds.
Happily, the Sun's circulation is in long-term decline.
But I dislike the Mail a lot more, nastier, hypocritical, pretends it's some kind of quality paper when it's as full as the same bollocks as the Sun, dressed up to look respectable.


User currently offlineMls515 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3076 posts, RR: 9
Reply 13, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 8218 times:



I would glance at page three when they were sitting on the news stands but that's about it.

The US needs a gossipy tabloid with actual news (not far out there like with our current tabloids) and definitely a page...., oh let's make it page five to be a little different.


mls515


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