CHART OF THE DAY: Online Ads Closing In On Newspaper Ads

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Newspaper advertising keeps sliding, and online advertising keeps growing. How long until the 15-year old upstart online industry overtakes the 200-year old newspaper business? Looks like another 2-3 years.

Below is newspaper ad revenue (blue) and online ad revenue (red) from 2005-2008 (trailing four quarters).  The online revenue includes newspaper sites.


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