NAICS Code 511110 Newspaper Publishers




This industry comprises establishments known as newspaper publishers. Establishments in this industry carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing newspapers, including gathering news; writing news columns, feature stories, and editorials; and selling and preparing advertisements. These establishments may publish newspapers in print or electronic form.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Establishments publishing newspapers exclusively on the Internet are classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals
  • Establishments primarily engaged in printing newspapers without publishing are classified in Industry 32311, Printing
  • Establishments, such as trade associations, schools and universities, and social welfare organizations that publish newsletters for distribution to their membership, but that are not commonly known as newspaperpublishers, are classified according to their primary activity designation
  • Establishments primarily engaged in supplying the news media with information, such as news, reports, and pictures, are classified in Industry 519110, News Syndicates
  • Establishments of independent representatives primarily engaged in selling advertising space are classified in Industry 541840, Media Representatives.

Industries Included

  • Newspaper branch offices
  • Newspaper publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Newspaper publishers and printing combined
  • Publishers, newspaper (except exclusive Internet publishing)
  • Publishers, newspaper, combined with printing

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:10924

Est. Employment:258869