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Publishers Seeing Steady Print Declines Should Ready For Steep Drop

Posted at 8:12AM Thursday 01 Mar 2012

Publishers are more optimistic that they won't see "significant" drops in print revenue in 2012, according to a recent survey. That optimism may be misplaced.

While print publishing revenues showed a steady decline across the industry in 2011, publishers should ready themselves for a steep drop in 2012 or 2013, according to a Forrester analyst.

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