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Glossary

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By the Project For Excellence In Journalism

 

Glossary

Circulation: The average number of copies of a newspaper distributed or sold in a given time period. Often expressed as daily circulation (Monday-Saturday) or Sunday circulation.

Pay wall: A policy of limiting access to a website (or a part of a website) to users who pay a fee or purchase a subcription.

Media fragmentation: Increased channels for disseminating information (e.g. newspapers, cable television, Web sites, etc.)