By Paul Gillin | March 6, 2012 - 6:06 pm - Posted in Advertising, Business News, Newspapers

Inflation-Adjusted US Print Newspaper Revenues, 1950-2011

Source: Mark Perry

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  1. March 19, 2012 @ 1:39 pm



    Imagine you’re an investor.

    Are you going to invest in an industry which shows that it has returned to nearly 70 year old earning levels.

    That slow six decade long climb, renting megaphones to Global Village idiots was completely and entirely wiped out during the last 5 years.

    Pilots are eschewing heavy flight bags for iPads so I wouldn’t want to invest in laxer toner or printer ink manufacturers either.

    School books carrying children no longer need to look like sherpas attempting an assault on Mt. Everest because they can get the content delivered to their iPads.

    Posted by msbpodcast
  2. March 26, 2012 @ 7:22 pm



    The chart is interesting, but the scale is wrong. FYI.

    Posted by Ken
  3. May 25, 2012 @ 10:52 am



    [...] between one-third and one-quarter the staff of a printed newspaper. U.S. newspaper revenues have plummeted to levels not seen since the Truman administration on an inflation-adjusted basis, and there’s no indication the trend is likely to turn around. [...]