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Some good news in newspaper circulation report

Cover of ABC’s FAS-FAX report.

Monday’s Audit Bureau of Circulations FAS-FAX report on circulation in the past year wasn’t all doom and gloom for the newspaper industry.

Yes, the Chronicle reported big losses (down 11.2% on weekdays to 223,549 and 7.9% on Sunday to 282,290).

But the Bay Area News Group made the best of things by combining the circulation of its Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Mateo County Times into one set of figures — 528,537 on Sundays and 477,595 on weekdays. BANG says its combined Sunday circulation is up 2/10ths of one percent, or 1,076 copies. Monday-Friday circulation is down 3.1%.

There are other bright spots in the ABC report:

Newpapers losing ground included:

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