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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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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]