as Robert Andrews reports on paidcontent.co.uk from the keynote Timothy Balding delivered to 'inky execs'at the 61st World Newspaper Congress in Göteborg. His message:
"Newspaper Publishers are in a growth businesses", if ...
- if you run you newspaper in South America (circulation up 6,72 %) or Asia (circulation up 1,87 %) [+ 11 % in India and 3,8 % in China, but down in Japan] and not in North America (circulation down 2,14) and [most countries] in Europe (circulation down 1,9 %)
- if you are running Free Dailies (total share on circulation, is now 7 % of newspaper world circulation and up 20 %) in Asia, in Europe (in EU countries up 23 %) and even in US (up 8 %)
Top Countries by Dailies sold
No. 1: China with 107 Mio. copies
Nr. 2: India with 99 Mio. copies
Nr. 3: Japan with 68 Mio. copies
Nr. 4: USA with 51 Mio. copies
Nr. 5: Germany with 21 Mio. copies
About the Situation in US - see The State of the News Media 2008
US Newspaper Anzeigenumsätze stürzen 2007 weiter ab: minus 9, 4 %
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