Newspaper industry in the U.S.

Statistics report on the newspaper industry in the U.S.

Newspaper industry in the U.S.

This report has been compiled to provide statistical information about the newspaper market in the United States. The report includes financial data for newspaper publishers, insights into consumption, ownership, and circulation, as well as a look at employment and a spotlight chapter on local and regional papers.

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Newspaper publisher financials

  • Premium Statistic U.S. newspaper publishing revenue 2010-2021, by media type
  • Premium Statistic Revenue of U.S. newspaper publishers 2005-2021
  • Premium Statistic U.S. newspaper publishers revenue 2010-2021, by source
  • Premium Statistic Newspaper publishing in the U.S. - export revenue 2010-2021
  • Premium Statistic Expenses of U.S. newspaper publishers 2010-2021


  • Premium Statistic Leading newspaper owners U.S. 2020-2023
  • Premium Statistic Daily newspaper ownership U.S. 2023
  • Basic Statistic Leading daily newspapers in the U.S. 2023, by print circulation
  • Premium Statistic Frequency of daily newspaper publication U.S. 2022


  • Premium Statistic Digital Market Outlook: e-publishing user penetration U.S. 2017-2027, by format
  • Premium Statistic Digital Market Outlook: e-publishing ARPU in the U.S. 2017-2027, by format
  • Premium Statistic U.S. household expenditure on newspapers and magazines 2017-2022
  • Basic Statistic Frequency of newspaper consumption in the U.S. 2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Gen Z news consumption sources in the U.S. 2022
  • Basic Statistic News consumption frequency among millennials in the U.S. 2022, by source
  • Premium Statistic Trust in newspapers in the U.S. 2021-2022


  • Premium Statistic Number of employees in the newspaper industry in U.S. 2006-2021, by profession
  • Basic Statistic Statehouse journalists working in the U.S. 2022, by outlet type
  • Basic Statistic Annual job losses in the newsroom sector in the U.S. 2000-2023
  • Basic Statistic News organization cutbacks and hires according to journalists U.S. 2022, by platform

Spotlight: local and regional papers

  • Premium Statistic Local newspaper losses in the U.S. 2004-2023
  • Premium Statistic Digital news site business models U.S. 2020-2022
  • Premium Statistic News desert counties: demographics in the U.S. 2023

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