News Syndicates in the US: Market Research Report

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News Syndicates Market Research Report | NAICS 51411 | Feb 2014

Mixed news: Growing popularity of online media will boost demand but increase industry competition

IBISWorld’s News Syndicates market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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While a slowdown in downstream media industries hindered the industry's growth during the recession, demand will pick up over the next five years. As online content expands to mobile devices, tablets, TVs and gaming consoles, news syndicates will have greater public exposure, spurring demand. Furthermore, news syndicates will look to provide customers with cheaper, easier and faster access to more content over the internet... purchase to read more

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The News Syndicates industry is in the mature phase of its industry life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures its contribution to the overall economy, has been slightly lower than the country's GDP growth as a result of waning dependence among news outlets on syndicated news content. During the 10 years to 2019, IVA is projected to increase 2.6% per year on average, while GDP is forecast to grow an average of 2.7% annually. While news syndicates can provide information to media outlets at cost-effective rates, their value has diminished as online users increasingly consult articles through user-generated content news sources like Twitter.

News syndicates have resisted industry decline by taking advantage of online news readership... purchase to read more


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What is the News Syndicates Industry?

This industry includes firms engaged in supplying information on current events like news reports, articles, photography and features to the news media. Independent writers and journalists, as well as photojournalists, are not included in this industry but are within the scope of IBISWorld report 71151 Performers & Creative Artists.

Industry Products
Televised mediaRadio broadcastPrint mediaAt-home digital mediaMobile digital media
Industry Activities
Supplying content to news media outletsResearching and writing news reports, articles and featuresDistributing news and imagesSupplying newswire servicesSupplying traffic reports

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