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Number of U.S. Daily Newspapers

Weekday and Sunday editions, 5-year increments, 1940 to 2000

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Number of U.S. Daily Newspapers
Weekday and Sunday editions, 5-year increments, 1940 to 2000

Morning
Evening
Total Daily
Sunday
1940
380
1498
1878
525
1945
330
1419
1749
485
1950
322
1450
1772
549
1955
316
1454
1760
541
1960
312
1459
1763
563
1965
320
1444
1751
562
1970
334
1429
1748
586
1975
339
1436
1756
639
1980
387
1388
1745
736
1985
482
1220
1676
798
1990
559
1084
1611
863
1995
656
891
1533
888
2000
766
727
1480
917
 

Source: Editor and Publisher Yearbook data


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