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Project Citation: 

Gentzkow, M., Shapiro, J., & Sinkinson, M. (2016). US Historical Newspapers Readership Surveys, 1929-1970. [Data set]. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor].

Project Description

Summary:  View help for Summary 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.
Funding Sources:  View help for Funding Sources National Science Foundation Grant (SES-0617658 and SES-0922342)

Scope of Project

Subject Terms:  View help for Subject Terms daily readership; newspapers; information sources
Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage United States
Time Period(s):  View help for Time Period(s) 1/1/1929 – 12/31/1970 (1929-01970)

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