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US Historical Newspapers Readership Surveys, 1929-1970.

Resource Type
  • Gentzkow, Matthew
  • Shapiro, Jesse
  • Sinkinson, Michael
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation Grant
    • Award Number: SES-0617658 and SES-0922342
Free Keywords
daily readership; newspapers; information sources
  • 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
  • Time Period: (1929-01970)
Geographic Coverage
  • United States

Update Metadata: 2019-06-20 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2019-06-20

Gentzkow, Matthew; Shapiro, Jesse; Sinkinson, Michael (2019): US Historical Newspapers Readership Surveys, 1929-1970.. Version: 3. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.