511120 Periodical Publishers

This industry comprises establishments known either as magazine publishers or periodical publishers. These establishments carry out the operations necessary for producing and distributing magazines and other periodicals, such as gathering, writing, and editing articles, and selling and preparing advertisements. These establishments may publish magazines and other periodicals in print or electronic form.

Illustrative Examples:

Comic book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Radio and television guide publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Magazine publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Scholarly journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Newsletter publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
Trade journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)


Cross-References.
  • Establishments publishing periodicals exclusively on the Internet are classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in printing periodicals without publishing are classified in Industry 32311, Printing;
  • Establishments, such as trade associations, schools and universities, and social welfare organizations, that publish magazines and periodicals for distribution to their membership, but that are not commonly known as periodical publishers, are classified according to their primary activity designation;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in publishing directories and mailing lists are classified in Industry 511140, Directory and Mailing List Publishers; and
  • Establishments of independent representatives primarily engaged in selling advertising space are classified in Industry 541840, Media Representatives.
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511120 511120 511120  Advertising periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Advertising periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Agricultural magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Agricultural magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Comic book publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Comic book publishers and printing combined (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Financial magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Financial magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Juvenile magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Juvenile magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Magazine publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Magazine publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Medical journal and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Medical journal and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Newsletter publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Newsletter publishers and printing combined (except Internet)
511120 511120 511120  Periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Professional magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Professional magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), magazine
511120 511120 511120  Publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing), periodical
511120 511120 511120  Publishers, magazine, combined with printing
511120 511120 511120  Publishers, periodical, combined with printing
511120 511120 511120  Radio guide publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Radio guide publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Radio schedule publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Radio schedule publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Religious magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Religious magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Scholarly journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Scholarly journal publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Scholastic magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Scholastic magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Scientific journal and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Scientific journal and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Technical magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Technical magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Television guide publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Television guide publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Trade journal publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Trade journal publishers and printing combined
511120 511120 511120  Trade magazine and periodical publishers (except exclusive Internet publishing)
511120 511120 511120  Trade magazine and periodical publishers and printing combined