the Wall Street Journal's box

Recently a Wall Street Journal newspaper box showed up at the Independence Avenue exit of the Smithsonian metro stop in Washington, DC. Unlike the traditional front-loader, this box is a large, thick-walled top-loader.  It sells copies for $2.  It even offers the option of paying by credit card. A street vendor about 10 yards away … Continue reading the Wall Street Journal's box

newspaper advertising revenue estimates

While newspapers clearly are suffering economically, different sources of newspaper advertising statistics show different extents of decline.  The Newspaper Association of America (NAA) website reports a 27.94% year-on-year decline in newspaper advertising revenue for the third quarter of 2009 (2009 Q3). Data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Services Survey indicate a 14% year-on-year decline … Continue reading newspaper advertising revenue estimates