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Newspaper Publishing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Newspaper Publishing Market Research Report | SIC J58.130 | Jul 2014

Old news: Industry revenue declines as readers turn to free online content

IBISWorld’s Newspaper Publishing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Johnston Press Johnston Press market share
News Corporation News Corporation market share
Telegraph Media Group Ltd Telegraph Media Group Ltd market share
The Daily Mail and General Trust The Daily Mail and General Trust market share
Trinity Mirror plc Trinity Mirror plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£5bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-5.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
52,211
Businesses
373
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The traditional revenue model of UK newspaper publishers has been torn up in recent years due to falling demand for print media and declines in advertising revenue. The transition from print to digital has been far from seamless and although the growth rates of digital revenue have been impressive, the digital business is still in its infancy. The industry includes businesses that produce articles for publication in print editions or electronic form, including on the internet. Industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 5.7% over the five years through 2014-15. In 2014-15, the industry is projected to generate revenue of £4.6 billion, a 4.9% decline on the previous year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The internet is rapidly democratising the newsgathering and disseminating process. Bloggers and individual journalists reporting via Twitter are making breaking news available almost instantaneously for those looking for it. As a result, in terms of being a news delivery service, barriers have rapidly become extremely low. Most blogs can be established and run at no cost. Some blogs become extremely successful and can provide careers for their operators. However, in terms of offering broad news, analysis and commentary over a variety of topics, these services cannot compete with newspapers. This means that the barriers to entering the industry remain very high. However, barriers are falling rapidly as the cost of news gathering and production drop... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Newspaper Publishing Industry?

The Newspaper Publishing industry includes businesses that produce articles to publish in print and electronic editions. The industry also includes advertising newspapers, but does not include news agency activities (see IBISWorld report J63.910).

Industry Products
Selling display advertisingSelling classified advertisingSelling newspapersSelling digital subscriptions and advertising
 
Industry Activities
Producing print and electronic newspapersNewsgatheringWriting commentary and editorial pieces


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