Last year, US newspaper circulation reached its lowest level since 1940.
Anthony Locicero, ASSOCIATE EDITOR11.12.19
According to the Pew Research Center, last year, US newspaper circulation reached its lowest level since 1940. The industry’s financial fortunes and subscriber base have been declining since the mid-2000s, and website audience traffic, after some years of growth, has leveled off, according to Pew Research Center.
The estimated total US daily newspaper circulation (print and digital combined) in 2018 was 28.6 million for weekday and 30.8 million for Sunday, down 8% and 9%, respectively, from the previous year, Pew Research Center reported.
The decline continues to affect the publication printing and ink fields.
“With this change, ink usage also declines with the market,” said Chris Parrilli, president, North American Inks, Sun Chemical. “Where you see any growth is in the sites that now have become the regional printer for an area, handling many different publications from other sites.”
“The publication printing market is further shr
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