World Federation of Science Journalists

Newspapers thrive in developing countries


May 21, 2008

While it is mainly doom and gloom in the US and Europe, newspapers are increasing their circulation and revenues in many developing countries.

The African and Middle East journalists participating in the World Federation of Science Journalists' flagship SjCOOP Project can attest to the improving situation in their media. Many of these media are also increasing their coverage of science and technology.

For some good news on newspapers, read the following NY Times article: Newspapers on Upswing in Developing Markets.