Bulk Circulation

Bulk Circulation

A way to circulate a periodical such as a magazine or a newspaper. A periodical is in bulk circulation if its publisher places a large number of issues in a central location. For example, a magazine may be distributed exclusively at coffee shops, or a daily newspaper may place several issues at the student union at a university.
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The board also agreed that claims of analyzed nonpaid bulk circulation can include replica digital editions accessed via an unrestricted website.
Affected were 97 papers whose audits had been completed on the same day, and who also had reported bulk circulation figures in 2001.
And if you count as well the bulk circulation sold at a discount to airlines, hotels and the like (as Gannett does), its circulation reach s nearly 2.