Archive for January, 2010

Japanese newspaper drops evening edition

January 8, 2010

Japanese Newspaper ‘Kitanippon Shimbun’ has closed its evening edition. First five highest circulated newspapers are from Japan and in Japanese.

Is the newspaper savy Japanese society is changing their attitude? See this news item.

First five highest circulated newspapers
2004 circulation figures – Circulation (thousands)

1     Yomiuri Shimbun         Japan     14,067     Japanese
2     Asahi Shimbun         Japan     12,121     Japanese
3     Mainichi Shimbun         Japan     5,587     Japanese
4     Nihon Keizai Shimbun     Japan     4,635     Japanese
5     Chunichi Shimbun        Japan     4,512    Japanese

Source: pressnet.or.jp

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