Google ad revenues bigger than entire US newspaper industry [print is dead]

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The Wall

Google’s advertising revenues are now bigger than the entire US newspaper industry combined, according to new figures published by the Newspaper Association of America.

It has just published its newspaper advertising statistics for 2011 that say the industry posted total ad revenues of $23.9bn, according to Poynter. Even with circulation revenue added in the number is still billions short of the almost $38bn Google recorded in ad revenues for 2011.

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