Newspapers Got 27 Percent Online Local Ad Rev in ’07

naa.gifIn preparation for its upcoming conference in D.C., the Newspaper Association of America requested some preliminary data from Borrell Associates’ local online revenue study, expected in May. The NAA reported that, as found by Borrell, newspaper sites grabbed almost 27 percent of local online ad market share in ’07, or over $2 billion in local online ad revenue. Paper sites also grabbed 26 percent of the$363 million spent on local video ads, according to the NAA’s report.

Local YP and TV sites individually accounted for just under 10 percent of the market, and radio stations around 2 percent.

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