Global Newspaper Publishing Industry

Jun 16, 2010, 13:32 ET from Reportlinker

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Global Newspaper Publishing industry

This report analyzes the Global market for Newspaper Publishing in US$ Billion by the following Revenue Streams: Circulation, Print Advertising, and Online Advertising. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015. The report profiles 74 companies including Advance Publications Inc., Associated Newspapers Ltd., Cox Newspapers, Inc., Evening Post Publishing Company, Gannett Co, Inc., Guardian Media Group, HT Media, News Corporation, Osprey Media Group, Pearson Plc, People's Daily, South China Morning Post Publishers Limited, The New York Times Company, Trinity Mirror Plc, Times of India Group, Tribune Company, The McClatchy Company, The Economist Group, The Post Publishing Public Company Limited, The Washington Post Company, and Yomiuri Shimbun. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.





Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3



Newspaper Publishing in the Age of Information Technology II-1

Newspapers Unprepared for the Information Age II-1

Saving the Vanishing Traditional Print Newspaper: Need of the Hour II-2

Apple's iPad: Promises to Carry Newspapers to Safe Harbor II-3

How Real is the Challenge of Reader Reluctance to Pay for Online News? II-3

The Changing Business Models of Newspaper Publishers II-4

Key Trends & Issues II-5

Economic Recession: Applying Further Pressure on the Newspaper Market II-5

Finding Opportunities in Troubled Times II-5

New Circulation Formats & Ad Packages to Help Publishers Brave Recession II-5

Traditional Newspapers Go "Online" II-6

Emergence of Newspaper Publishing Outsourcing Industry II-6

Innovation: "Name of the Game" for Newspaper Publishers in the Digital Era II-7

Despite Falling Revenues, Print Ads Continue to Remain a Mainstream Revenue Source II-7

Hardcore Readers Exhibit No Signs of Cozying Up to the Digital Print II-8

Online Newspapers Face the Challenge of Free Digital Content II-8

Exclusivity & Idiosyncrasy: Dear Options for a Double Whammy Success II-8

Technological Development Prompts Shift in Reading Habits II-9

Online Newspaper Readers Increase II-9

Sustainability Issues Come to Forefront & Drag Online Publications into Limelight II-9

Free Daily Newspapers to Play Complementary Role II-10

Digitalization: Yet to Live Up to the Expectations II-10

Table 1: Global Media Preference Index for Accessing News & Other Background Data (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Readers Choice by Media Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Advertising Revenues Continue to Drop for Newspapers II-11

Competition: A Review II-11

Table 2: Global Advertising Market: Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Channel for the years 2004, 2009, and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Declining Advertising Revenues Threatens Survival Of Newspapers II-12

Circulation Revenues Slipping From Newspapers Grip II-12

Newspaper Publishers Resort to "Extreme" Measures in Order to Save Cost II-12

Changing Strategies: Key to Staying Afloat II-13

Digital Printing II-13

Brand Extension II-13

Newspaper Circulation Statistics II-14

Table 3: World Newspaper Market (2008): Top 30 Newspaper Dailies Ranked by Average Annual Circulation (in Thousands) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 4: US Newspaper Market: Breakdown of Daily Circulation of Top 25 Newspaper Publications for the Period April to September 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 5: Canadian Newspaper Market: Top 25 Newspaper Publications Ranked by Weekly Circulation As of the Year 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16


The United States II-17

Newspaper Publishers Banking Upon Websites To Sell Ads II-17

Online Classified Services Play Dampener For Newspapers II-17

Newspapers Websites to Encourage Cross-Promotion Platform II-17

Small Publications Demonstrate Better Recession Fighting Capability II-18

Step Towards Offshoring II-18

Europe II-18

United Kingdom II-18

China II-19

India II-19

A Fragmented Industry II-19

Low Penetration of Newspapers II-20

Rising Literacy Rate II-20

Aggressive Marketing Strategies II-20

Emergence of New Category of Advertisers II-20

Table 6: Percentage Breakdown of Revenue Sources for Newspapers in India in 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Rising Popularity of Color Advertisement II-21

English Dailies Fetch Meatier Ad Rates Than Regional Newspapers II-21

Attracting Foreign Money II-22

New Zealand II-22



Newspapers: An Introduction II-23

Newspaper Articles II-23

Editorial Process: A Review II-24

E-Newspapers: A Definition II-24

Newspaper Publishing: The Art & Science II-25

Newspaper Publishing: The Process II-25

Typesetting II-25

Image Transference II-26

Plate Making II-26

Printing II-26

Types of Newspapers II-26

Daily Newspaper II-26

Morning Newspaper II-27

Bi-Weekly Newspaper II-27

Weekly Newspaper II-27

Fortnightly Newspaper II-27

Newspaper Advertising: An Introduction II-28

Types of Newspaper Advertisements II-28

Classified Ads II-28

Display Ads II-28

Business Card Ad II-29

Coupon Ad II-29

Sale Ad II-29

Spotlight Ad II-29

Informational Ad II-29

Organizational Structure of a Newspaper Company II-29


Trinity Mirror's Daily Mirror Announces Deal With Aintree Racecourse II-31

Trinity Mirror Announces Plans to Takeover GMG Regional Media II-31

Trinity Mirror Announces Deal with Nova International II-31

Helium Enters Into Alliance with Hearst Newspapers II-31

Persgroep to Take Over PCM Uitgevers II-32

Copley Sells Borrego Newspaper to Patrick Meehan II-32

Copley To Sell San Diego Union-Tribune to Platinum Equity II-32

Tennessee Valley Printing to Acquire Timesdaily II-32

Carolina Weekly Newspaper Takes Over Mountain Island Monitor II-33

Lakeway Publishers Acquires Three Newspapers in Virginia II-33

Nalanda Acquires 1.75% Interest in Sun TV Network II-33

Atlas Media Invests in Screen Truepress Jet520 II-33

West 10 Newspapers Completes Acquisition of Suburban Community Newspapers II-33

Media General Divests Stake in SP Newsprint II-34 Completes Acquisition of II-34

The Amory Advertiser and Aberdeen Examiner Merge into Monroe County Journal II-34

SouthComm Completes Acquisition of LEO II-34

Paarl Media Acquires Print24 and Paarl Post II-35

Holden Landmark Completes Acquisition of Worcester Magazine II-35

Manassas Journal Messenger and The Potomac News to Merge into One Newspaper II-35

Midland News Association Merges Express & Star and Shropshire Newspapers II-36

Alma Media Merges Three Publishing Businesses II-36

GateHouse Media, Inc. Takes Over Morris Publishing Group LLC II-36

Preeda Pramote Co. Ltd. Acquires Nation Multimedia Group Public Co. Ltd. II-36

Dolan Media Acquires Legal & Business Publishers II-37

Active Interest Takes Over SNEWS II-37

American Consolidated Media Acquires Chesapeake Publishing II-37

Al Kateb Acquires 60.5% Stake in ECM&D II-37

News Corporation Plans Acquisition of Newsday II-37

Cablevision Announces Acquisition of Newsday II-37

Bliss Announces Acquisition of CSI II-38

Alma Media Plans Acquisition of Rannikkoseutu II-38

World-Herald Acquires Two Nebraska-based Newspapers II-38

VLT AB Announces Acquisition of GISAB II-38

PGMP Plans Acquisition of Rzeczpospolita II-38


Champion Media Plans to Launch Free Weekly in Merseyside II-39

Morales' State-Run Daily to Compensate 'Anti-Government' Local Media II-39

Annette Lu Plans to Unveil Evening Newspaper II-39

South China Morning Post Plans to Unveil Bilingual Newspaper in Taiwan II-39

Gideon Plans to Unveil Daily Newspaper II-39

Zimind Publishers Plans to Release 'NewsDay' II-39

Big Spark Plans to Roll Out Two Independent Regional Newspapers II-40

Zimbabwean Private Weekly Plans to Unveil Evening Daily II-40

The Sentinel News Launches Website and Free Weekly Paper II-40

Yediot Ahronot Launches Free Daily '24 Minutes' II-40

Transcontinental Closes Daily News of Halifax and Launches

Free Daily Metro II-40

Sakshi Telugu Newspaper to Compete with Eenadu II-41

New Weekly Paper in Cleethorpes II-41


Advance Publications Inc., (USA) II-42

Associated Newspapers Ltd., (UK) II-42

Cox Newspapers, Inc., (USA) II-43

Evening Post Publishing Company (USA) II-43

Gannett Co, Inc., (USA) II-43

Guardian Media Group (UK) II-44

HT Media (India) II-44

News Corporation (USA) II-45

Osprey Media Group (Canada) II-45

Pearson Plc (The UK) II-45

People's Daily (China) II-46

South China Morning Post Publishers Limited (Hong Kong) II-46

The New York Times Company (USA) II-46

Trinity Mirror Plc., (UK) II-47

Times of India Group (India) II-47

Tribune Company (USA) II-48

The McClatchy Company (USA) II-48

The Economist Group (UK) II-49

The Post Publishing Public Company Limited (Thailand) II-49

The Washington Post Company (USA) II-49

Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan) II-50


Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Newspaper Publishing by Geographic Region/Country - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenue in US$ Billion for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Newspaper Publishing by Geographic Region/ Country- Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Newspaper Publishing by Revenue Stream - Circulation, Print Advertising, and Online Advertising Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenue in US$ Billion for the Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Newspaper Publishing by Revenue Stream- Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Circulation, Print Advertising, and Online Advertising for the Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53


Total Companies Profiled: 74 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 76)


Region/Country Players


The United States 31

Canada 3

Japan 6

Europe 16

France 1

Germany 1

The United Kingdom 11

Rest of Europe 3

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 17

Latin America 1

Africa 2


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