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I work as an editor and writer for a number of publications, notably Although inevitably the subject matter of my work intersects with that of my Wikipedia editing, all opinions expressed here are my own and are not necessarily the same as my employers' and clients'. I do not hold shares or investments of any kind in any business, nor do I receive any income from any source other than the customers who pay me for journalistic work. Barnabypage (talk) 08:16, 16 December 2014 (UTC)

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One day I will get these into some kind of rational order...

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Regional newspaper circulations still to do[edit]

NB everything before Jersey Evening Post - need to change dates to Jan-June 2011

Northampton Chronicle & Echo	16,414	-6.1pc
Bournemouth Echo	26,818	-6.2pc
Swindon Advertiser	18,059	-6.2pc
Wigan Evening Post	7,092	-6.3pc
Exeter, Express & Echo	16,586	-6.5pc
The Northern Echo	41,181	-6.5pc
The Herald, Plymouth	29,709	-6.6pc
The Journal, Newcastle	26,280	-6.9pc
Sunderland Echo & Football Echo	32,771	-6.9pc
The Citizen	19,917	-7pc
Bradford Telegraph & Argus	26,766	-7.2pc
Edinburgh Evening News	39,947	-7.2pc
Gloucestershire Echo	15,895	-7.3pc
Oxford Mail	19,062	-7.4pc
Express & Star	113,174	-7.4pc
South Wales Echo	32,754	-7.4pc
Western Morning News	31,058	-7.5pc
Southern Daily Echo	31,964	-7.5pc
Bristol Evening Post	38,344	-7.6pc
Lincolnshire Echo	17,151	-7.6pc
Derby Telegraph	32,356	-7.8pc
Glasgow Evening Times	52,400	-7.8pc
Coventry Telegraph	34,359	-7.9pc
Newcastle Evening Chronicle	52,486	-8.1pc
Birmingham Mail	47,217	-8.1pc
Hull Daily Mail	43,523	-8.2pc
The News, Portsmouth	41,442	-8.3pc
Halifax Courier	15,759	-8.3pc
North West Evening Mail	14,132	-8.4pc
Lancashire Telegraph	23,260	-8.5pc
Leicester Mercury	51,150	-8.6pc
Shropshire Star	55,606	-8.7pc
The Gazette, Blackpool	22,074	-8.9pc
Sheffield Star & Green ‘Un	37,255	-8.9pc
The Western Mail	26,931	-8.9pc
Scunthorpe Telegraph (Now weekly)	15,678	-9.1pc
The Bolton News	21,940	-9.2pc
Grimsby Telegraph	25,974	-9.7pc
Oldham Evening Chronicle	14,451	-9.9pc
Carlisle News and Star (West)	4,938	-10.1pc
Carlisle News and Star (East)	12,290	-10.5pc
Colchester Evening Gazette	16,165	-10.6pc
Western Daily Press	28,322	-11pc
Belfast Telegraph	59,319	-11.9pc
Lancashire Evening Post	23,183	-12.5pc
The Leader (Wrexham, Flintshire & Chester)	16,131	-12.5pc
Doncaster Star	2,327	-14.1pc
Sunday Life	55,067	-14.1pc
Yorkshire Evening Post	36,512	-14.6pc
Nottingham Post	35,361	-16.9pc
Sunday Mercury 41,851
Bedfordshire on Sunday	79,064
Luton on Sunday	76,176	
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Sunday Sun	49,998
Wales on Sunday	27,227
|circulation = 23,332 (December 2010-June 2011)<ref name="circ">{{cite news | url=| title= ABC figures: How the regional dailies performed |work=HoldTheFrontPage |location=UK | accessdate=25 September 2011  | date=31 August 2011}} </ref>

In the period December 2010-June 2011, it had an average daily circulation of 24,949.<ref name="circ">{{cite news | url=| title= ABC figures: How the regional dailies performed |work=HoldTheFrontPage |location=UK | accessdate=25 September 2011  | date=31 August 2011}} </ref>

WikiProject Organ[edit]

Would you be interested in joining/starting an Organ project? I have found a Pipe organ/refactor project but it doesn't seem to do a lot. There seems to be lots of work that needs doing, not just to the instrument pages, but also to composers/works etc. Best, Mdcollins1984 12:48, 18 August 2006 (UTC)

Sure. I am better on repertoire and individual historic organs than on detailed mechanics. Barnabypage 14:17, 18 August 2006 (UTC)


Some stuff on the history of magazine fact-checking at

Articles for copy-edit soon[edit]

Candidates for expansion[edit]

Candidates for big-time overhaul[edit]