Growth in Online Revenue at Select Newspaper Companies
|Company||Percentage Growth from 2002||Percentage Growth from 2003|
|Journal Register Inc.||17.5||32|
|New York Times Co.||22.6||34|
|Washington Post Co.||31.4||32|
|Media General Inc.||59||44|
|Lee Enterprises Inc.||68||43|
Online operations are now one of the few growth areas at many newspaper companies. In 2005, growth rates in excess of 35% were typical and some companies exceeded 40%, though the totals were still small.