Accuracy in Media

Americans’ Confidence in Newspapers Hits an All-Time Low

A new poll by Gallup shows that Americans who express confidence in newspapers as a U.S. institution has dwindled to an all-time low of just 20%. This marks “the 10th consecutive year that more Americans show little or no, rather than high, confidence” in newspapers. At its peak, 37% expressed high confidence. Now, those expressing […]

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Washington Post Executive Editor: Newspapers Will Not Last

Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron said what many in the newspaper industry have known for years but have refused to admit publicly—newspapers will not last, no matter how hard the industry tries to save them. Baron made his remarks while delivering the the 2015 Hays Press-Enterprise lecture at the University of California, Riverside on […]

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Newspapers Digital Future is Bleak

A new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism reveals that newspapers are struggling to offset print revenue losses with digital revenue. The study was conducted using data supplied by 38 newspapers across the country representing a mix of circulation levels in an effort to accurately reflect the overall makeup of […]

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Newspaper Ad Revenues Are Falling Over a Cliff

While it has been widely reported that ad revenues, which are the lifeblood of every newspaper, have been falling for years, a new chart from the Newspaper Association of America shows just how much those revenues have fallen, portending an even bleaker future for the industry. Since 1950, adjusted for inflation, ad revenues have gone […]

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June 2016

6/16/2016 - Americans’ Confidence in Newspapers Hits an All-Time Low

6/15/2016 - Study: Only 20% of Americans are Confident in Newspapers

April 2015

4/10/2015 - Washington Post Executive Editor: Newspapers Will Not Last

March 2015

3/14/2015 - Survey: Newspapers Least Essential Medium in Our Lives

August 2013

8/12/2013 - Pew: Internet Now the Main Source of News for Those Under 50

October 2012

10/1/2012 - Online Media Consumption Continues to Grow At the Expense of Newspapers

September 2012

9/21/2012 - Four in Ten Newspaper Jobs Have Disappeared in the last Ten Years

March 2012

3/5/2012 - Newspapers Digital Future is Bleak

3/1/2012 - Newspaper Ad Revenues Are Falling Over a Cliff

December 2011

12/17/2011 - New Study Predicts the Death of Newspapers in Five Years

July 2011

7/17/2011 - MSNBC’s Ratigan: “I Wouldn’t Read a Newspaper Now Unless You Put a Gun to My Head”

June 2011

6/28/2011 - America’s Confidence in Newspapers Increases to a Whopping 28%

March 2011

3/14/2011 - Death Knell: Online News Readership Surpasses Newspapers For the First Time

December 2010

12/20/2010 - For Newspapers 2010 Could Have Been Worse

12/17/2010 - HuffPo Now Ranked the Number Two “Newspaper” Site

12/15/2010 - AP Cancels Internship Program

12/15/2010 - iPads Threaten Newspapers