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Bug #30250 closed:unresolved

News of the World as "best-selling newspaper" (2)

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This bug appeared in a news report published by ABC News on Jul 11, 2011 by Jeffrey Kaufman (Good Morning America). View the original news report.
Bug Type:  Simple Factual Error

Good Morning America and many, many news outlets have been repeating this claim about the News of the World tabloid, calling it "the best-selling paper in the English language." But in reality, many other sources point to the Times of India having a higher circulation, including at this Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Times_of_India

Response

Mark Glaser has not contacted ABC News

Bug History

Jul 15, 2011 11:27 am Open Mark Glaser
Jul 15, 2011 3:19 pm Open: Under Discussion Mark Glaser
Sep 18, 2011 9:03 am Closed: Unresolved admin