The worldwide newspaper market in 2007

This article discusses the highlight findings from the World Association of Newspapers' World Press Trends 2008.

The worldwide newspaper market in 2007

Stephen Whiteside

Worldwide newspaper circulation increased by 2.57% in 2007 - with daily sales also reaching a record level of 532 million - but ad revenues rose by just 0.86% year on year, according to figures released by the World Association of Newspapers (WAN).

Among the other findings of WAN’s World Press Trends 2008- which covers all 232 countries and territories where newspapers are published - was that the addition of free daily newspapers to the paid-for figures causes annual circulation to rise by...

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