March 15, 2005

Number of Pages in News Magazines

Editorial Pages Ad Pages
1980 7554.8 8086.3
1985 8397.7 8990.5
1990 8209 8261
1995 8361.4 6820
2000 9069.5 7009.7
2001 8682.6 5405.5
2002 8213.2 5459.6
2003 8172 5888
2004 3984 3035

News magazines are getting smaller. The journals had roughly 16,000 pages in 1990. By 2004, they contained less than 7,000 over the course of the year.