El sitio Diario sobre Diarios difundió una excelente infografía de la argentina Cristina Gambaccini en el sitio Bankruptcy sobre la muerte de los diarios en papel en EEUU, que resume tendencias históricas de ventas, consumos y recaudación. Más allá de que estas tendencias son diferentes a las que se observan en igual período en los países de América Latina y Europa, es fundamental registrarlas por dos causas: porque EEUU sigue siendo el principal protagonista del sistema mediático en el mundo y, lo que se deduce de lo anterior, porque lo que ocurre en EEUU, con matices, suele repetirse en el paisaje mediático de otros países más tarde. Aquí se reproduce la infografía.

El sitio Diario sobre Diarios difundió una excelente infografía de la argentina Cristina Gambaccini en el sitio Bankruptcy sobre la muerte de los diarios en papel en EEUU, que resume tendencias históricas de ventas, consumos y recaudación. Más allá de que estas tendencias son diferentes a las que se observan en igual período en los países de América Latina y Europa, es fundamental registrarlas por dos causas: porque EEUU sigue siendo el principal protagonista del sistema mediático en el mundo y, lo que se deduce de lo anterior, porque lo que ocurre en EEUU, con matices, suele repetirse en el paisaje mediático de otros países más tarde.

Bankruptcy of Print Journalism from Total Bankrup

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Many US newspapers have been grappling with declining circulation, a loss of readership, and a steep drop in print advertising revenue.

Print sales in Q1 2011 were only 45% of the revenues produced by the industry in the first quarter of 2006:

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US Percentages Change in Audience, 2009-2010

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US Percentages as of July 2011

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Daily and Sunday US newspaper, as % of households, 1940-2010, and selected public policy events relating to media ownership in the USA since 1940

FCC: Federal Communications Commission. It regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.

Media cross-ownership refers to the ownership of more than one media businesses (newspaper, broadcast and cable television, radio, book publishing, video games, and various online entities) by a person or corporation. The rules that regulate the concentration of media ownership were changed over the years.

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Six Big US National Newspapers. From 2008 to 2009

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As of 22nd March 2010

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25th May 2001 – 25th May 2010