Why American Newspapers Are Still Profitable

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by: Scott. R Maier | European Journalism Observatory

Much attention has been given to the newspaper industry’s plight as advertising plummets and circulation steadily declines. But largely missed among all the dire predictions is a surprising finding: metro dailies in the United States and Canada are remarkably adaptable, viable and profitable.


“[T]he business model for newspapers is robust and should permit the venerable daily to survive in print form for the foreseeable future,” concludes Marc Edge  in a peer-reviewed study published in the Newspaper Research Journal.

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