March 12, 2007

Percent of Daily Newspapers Owned by Largest Newspaper Groups

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Largest Groups 40% 39% 39% 39% 37%
Remaining Dailies 60% 61% 61% 61% 63%

The 21 biggest companies by revenue owned roughly 40% of the newspapers in the country in 2005 but accounted for roughly 70% of the circulation.