Locally, the Sacramento Bee’s average weekday circulation fell 14.1 percent in the six months ended Sept. 30, a faster pace than the industry average of 10.6 percent, according to a semiannual report released Monday by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
The Bee’s daily circulation dipped to 217,545, from 253,248 for the same April-to-September period last year. That’s off from 307,480 in the March 2008 period. ABC publishes circulation reports in the spring and fall.
The Bee’s Sunday circulation dropped 10.4 percent to 267,974, from 299.206, worse than the 7.5 percent fall industry wide.