Newspapers are some of the original printed news content released, originating in or before the 17th century. Newspaper publications tend to run on a business level, gathering revenue from subscription prices and advertising. With the growth of the Internet, print newspapers have actually been in a decline. Most publications decrease costs and actually increase their readerships by transitioning their newspapers to online publishing.

Newspapers contain not only news but a wide variety of content including columns, illustrations, articles, and advertisements. They are both on a local and national level, with local newspapers being some of the most widely subscribed. They can be published on a daily, weekly, or even monthly frequency.

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