SIC Code 2711 Newspapers: Publishing, or Publishing and Printing




Establishments primarily engaged in publishing newspapers, or in publishing and printing newspapers. These establishments carry on the various operations necessary for issuing newspapers, including the gathering of news and the preparation of editorials and advertisements, but may or may not perform their own printing. Commercial printing is frequently carried on by establishments engaged in publishing and printing newspapers, but, even though the commercial printing may be of major importance, such establishments are included in this industry. 

Cross References

Establishments not engaged in publishing newspapers, but which print newspapers for publishers, are classified in Industry Group 275. News syndicates are classified inServices, Industry 7383

Illustrative Examples

  • Commercial printing and newspaper publishing, combined
  • Job printing and newspaper publishing, combined
  • Newspaper branch offices, editorial and advertising
  • Newspapers: publishing and printing, or publishing only

Industry Leaders

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 271101Newspapers (publishers/mfrs)
  • 271102News Dealers-manufacturers
  • 271103Printers-newspapers (mfrs)
  • 271198Newspaper Publishing & Printing (mfrs)

7-digit SIC

  • 2711001Newspapers Publishers
  • 2711002Printers-newspapers Mfg
  • 2711003Job Printing & Newspaper Publishing
  • 2711004Offsite Newspaper Publishing
  • 2711005News Dealers Mfg
  • 2711006Newspaper Publishing & Printing Mfg

8-digit SIC

  • 27110000Newspapers
  • 27110100Newspapers, Publishing And Printing
  • 27110101Commercial Printing And Newspaper Publishing Combined
  • 27110102Job Printing And Newspaper Publishing Combined
  • 27119901Newspapers: Publishing Only, Not Printed On Site