NAICS Code Description

511110 - Newspaper Publishers

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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

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 511110 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Macandrews & Forbes IncNew YorkNY
Advance Publications IncNew YorkNY
Anschutz CorporationDenverCO
Medianews Group IncDenverCO
Gannett Co IncMc LeanVA
Nash Holdings LLCWashingtonDC
New Media Investment Group IncNew YorkNY
Cox Newspapers IncAtlantaGA
Bh Media Group IncOmahaNE
Tribune Publishing CompanyChicagoIL