Turkish Newspapers’ Circulation vs Twitter Follower Counts

By | January 22, 2014

Colored bars indicate the ratio of circulation to Twitter follower counts.

rates

 

red bars = circulation / follower_counts

 

blue bars = follower_counts / circulation

 

 

Initial Observations:

  • Two newspapers lost most customers, Posta & Sozcu are tabloid populist newspapers…
  • Liberal, Islamic, Conservative and Central right newspapers have higher circulation rate than followers on Twitter
  • Newspapers with social liberal, left-wing, socialism, leftism ideologies are much popular on Twitter w.r.t their circulation rates

 

newspaper circulation followers twitter popularity
SÖZCÜ 364,726 15,175 -95.84%
POSTA 415,225 39,308 -90.53%
TARAF 76,665 13,198 -82.78%
YENİ AKİT 64,309 23,434 -63.56%
AKŞAM 105,048 42,153 -59.87%
ZAMAN 1,174,257 540,419 -53.98%
TÜRKİYE 184,053 86,338 -53.09%
BUGÜN 167,644 93,210 -44.40%
VATAN 106,247 66,565 -37.35%
YENİ ŞAFAK 128,092 97,216 -24.10%
SABAH 330,434 260,383 -21.20%
STAR 136,469 110,480 -19.04%
MİLLİ GAZETE 23,953 27,412 14.44%
YURT 51,507 69,361 34.66%
HÜRRİYET 402,770 1,190,000 195.45%
MİLLİYET 166,858 644,844 286.46%
EVRENSEL 6,632 67,035 910.78%
BİRGÜN 10,768 144,735 1244.12%
RADİKAL 22,847 389,816 1606.20%

Circulation for the week of (01.13.2014 – 01.19.2014) is obtained from here.