Audit Bureau of Circulation


Audit Bureau of Circulation
= ABC
An organization to which most newspaper, magazine, and periodical publishers belong. Its function is to collect and audit sales figures from publishers regularly and to publish monthly circulation figures in its quarterly Circulation Review, a publication of great value to advertisers. A newspaper, magazine, or periodical must have been publishing for a minimum of six months before joining the ABC.

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