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Summary[edit]

Description
English: US newspaper advertising revenue, corrected for inflation
Date
Source Own work
Graph and source program are own work by uploader. Numerical data from the "Trends & Numbers" web publication by the Newspaper Association of America and the Consumer Price Index by the United States Department of Labor. A similar graph to this appeared previously on the "Carpe Diem" blog of Mark J. Perry.
Author Dave Farrance
SVG development
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This vector image was created with matplotlib.

Python code

#!/usr/bin/env python
from matplotlib.pylab import *
print1950=[2070,2251,2464,2632,2685,3077,3223,3268,3176,3526,3681,3601,3659,
  3780,4120,4426,4865,4910,5232,5714,5704,6167,6939,7481,7842,8234,9618,
  10751,12213,13863,14794,16527,17694,20581,23522,25170,26990,29412,31197,
  32368,32280,30349,30639,31869,34109,36092,38075,41330,43925,46289,48670,
  44305,44102,44939,46703,47408,46611,42209,34740,24821,22795,20692,18931]
onlin2003=[1216,1541,2027,2664,3166,3109,2743,3042,3249,3370]
infla1950=[1.3,7.9,1.9,0.8,0.7,-0.4,1.5,3.3,2.8,0.7,1.7,1.0,1.0,1.3,
  1.3,1.6,2.9,3.1,4.2,5.5,5.7,4.4,3.2,6.2,11.0,9.1,5.8,6.5,7.6,11.3,13.5,
  10.3,6.2,3.2,4.3,3.6,1.9,3.6,4.1,4.8,5.4,4.2,3.0,3.0,2.6,2.8,3.0,2.3,1.6,
  2.2,3.4,2.8,1.6,2.3,2.7,3.4,3.2,2.8,3.8,-0.4,1.6,3.2,2.1]
corr1950= array( [0.001]*len(infla1950) )
for j in range(len(corr1950) - 2, -1, -1):
  corr1950[j] = corr1950[j+1] * ((100.0 + infla1950[j]) / 100.0)
rc('axes', lw=2.0)
plot(range(1950, 1950 + len(print1950)), print1950 * corr1950,
  'r-', lw=4.0, label='Print revenue')
plot(range(2003, 2003 + len(onlin2003)), onlin2003 * corr1950[2003 - 1950:],
  'b-', lw=4.0, label='Online revenue')
xticks(size=18)
yticks(size=18,va='baseline')
grid(lw=0.75)
ylabel("Billions of today\'s dollars", size=18)
rc('legend', fontsize=18); legend(loc=2)
savefig('naa_newspaper_ad_revenue.svg')
show()

Licensing[edit]

With the proviso that some rights to the numerical source data may be retained by the Newspaper Association of America, I release the graph and its source program to the public domain.

I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license:
Creative Commons CC-Zero This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.
The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

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current19:29, 29 May 2013Thumbnail for version as of 19:29, 29 May 2013660 × 490 (77 KB)Farry2012 data added
14:00, 18 September 2012Thumbnail for version as of 14:00, 18 September 2012656 × 488 (81 KB)FarryUser created page with UploadWizard
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