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The model of the major Japanese dailies undermined by online information


DECRYPTION - The print runs of the giants of the press are collapsing, and the digital transformation has only just begun.


Ten million fewer newspapers in five years: this is the extent of the fall in the circulation of the Japanese daily paper press since 2017. With 28 million copies sold each day, the sector seems to be doing relatively well comparable markets;

France, for example, had, according to the ACPM, a circulation 3.5 times smaller in 2021. But over the long term, the Japanese daily press is collapsing.

In 2015, 47 million newspapers were printed every day in the Archipelago.

At the rate of the last five years, Japanese daily newspapers will have completely disappeared by 2037, calculated in a recent article Taro Kamematsu, professor at the University of Kansai.

Disaffection for the daily paper press is global;

but if it is particularly impressive in Japan, it is because, nowhere else, it has started so high.

Carriers of a glorious history, the five major newspapers of the Archipelago still punctuate, often since…

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Source: lefigaro

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