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June 9, 2009

U.S. Ad Spending Drops 12% in 1st Quarter

According to a Nielsen Co. report ad spending, averaged out across all media sectors, dropped 12% or the equivalent of $3.8 billion. Hardest hit were newspapers and magazines. Cable TV and the Internet fared better than most sectors with a drop of 2.7% and 3.4% respectively. Given the state of the economy, the decline is not a shocker but is a good indicator of where advertisers believe there money is best spent.

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