NAICS Code Description

511110 - Newspaper Publishers

No Companies Listed in 511110

This industry comprises establishments known as newspaper publishers. Establishments in this industry carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing newspapers, including gathering news; writing news columns, feature stories, and editorials; and selling and preparing advertisements. These establishments may publish newspapers in print or electronic form.


  • Establishments publishing newspapers exclusively on the Internet are classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in printing newspapers without publishing are classified in Industry 32311, Printing;
  • Establishments, such as trade associations, schools and universities, and social welfare organizations, that publish newsletters for distribution to their membership, but that are not commonly known as newspaper publishers, are classified according to their primary activity designation;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in supplying the news media with information, such as news, reports, and pictures, are classified in Industry 519110, News Syndicates; and
  • Establishments of independent representatives primarily engaged in selling advertising space are classified in Industry 541840, Media Representatives.
Index Entries for 511110
511110511110511110Newspaper branch offices
511110511110511110Newspaper publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511110511110511110Newspaper publishers and printing combined
511110511110511110Publishers, newspaper (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511110511110511110Publishers, newspaper, combined with printing