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News Syndicates in the US: Market Research Report

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News Syndicates Market Research Report | NAICS 51911 | Jan 2016

Hot off the press: Online media will boost demand for syndication and reverse recent declines in revenue

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-0.3%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
8,018
Businesses
295
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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 less costly, easier and faster access to more content over the internet... purchase to read more

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Licensing rights to syndicated content

News syndicates generate the vast majority of revenue through the licensing and distribution of curated content to its paying affiliates. The majority of the industry's revenue (56.7%) comes entirely from the licensing of news reports and prepared packages. These include television segments, radio segments, written news articles, photographs, informational graphics and data, interviews, raw data from developing stories and other information. An estimated 33.2% of the industry's revenue is generated from other licensed content that may not necessarily contain news items but may nevertheless aid the affiliate's ability to cogently build a news segment or fill various programming gaps... purchase to read more

 


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What is the News Syndicates Industry?

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

Industry Products
Licensing rights to syndicated news reportsLicensing rights to non-news programming and other contentPublishing subscriptions
 
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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