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US Historical Newspapers Readership Surveys, 1929-1970.

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Gentzkow, Matthew
  • Shapiro, Jesse
  • Sinkinson, Michael
Publication Date
2016-08-19
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation Grant
Free Keywords
daily readership; newspapers; information sources
Description
  • Abstract

    The focus of this data collection was the historical overlap in readership of US daily newspapers in several city markets in the period spanning 1929-1970. These data are obtained from readership surveys conducted by the newspapers themselves or by advertising associations. The data report the average daily readership of groups of daily newspapers in a given city and year.
    The sampling is determined by the newspapers or the advertising associations that conducted the readership surveys.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1929-01-01 / 1970-12-31
    1929-01970
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Note
Funding insitution(s): National Science Foundation Grant (SES-0617658 and SES-0922342).
Availability
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This study is freely available to the general public via web download.

Update Metadata: 2016-08-27 | Issue Number: 52 | Registration Date: 2015-06-19

Gentzkow, Matthew; Shapiro, Jesse; Sinkinson, Michael (2016): US Historical Newspapers Readership Surveys, 1929-1970.. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E2073V1