Just released: 2012 Community Newspaper Revenue Report

Total advertising revenue for Canadian community newspapers in 2012 is $1,288,832,000 according to the latest Community Newspaper Revenue Report released by Newspapers Canada. Compared to 2011, advertising revenue is up 6.4% and circulation revenue is up slightly by 1.5%. The full report is available in the Members-Only Reports section under the Members Area of the Newspapers Canada website.

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The annual revenue survey provides a high-level overview of the health of the community newspaper industry for both advertising and circulation revenues. Community newspapers in every province were asked to participate in the survey in order to provide a snapshot of the industry for member and non-member publications, independent and corporate publications as well as English and French language publications.

This report is produced by Newspapers Canada and the Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) with financial support from the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund administered by the Department of Canadian Heritage. The content of this study represents the opinions of the authors and does not necessarily represent the policies or the views of the Department of Canadian Heritage or the Government of Canada.

For more information, please contact:
Kelly Levson
Director of Research