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Media & Communication

Industry data

Trade journals

Trade journals or magazines are written for people working in the media industry. They feature articles that focus on contemporary topics of interest to media professionals and will often include industry-specific advertising and job postings. Some useful media trade journals we have are:

Statista

Statista gives you a wide variety of statistics that you can download as images, PowerPoint presentations or Excel spreadsheets. Includes statistics such as:

  • Online media and entertainment usage in the UK
  • Children and media in the UK
  • News media in the UK
  • Mobile communication industry in the UK
  • Television industry in the UK
  • Celebrity or influencer marketing in the UK

Other statistical databases

Free websites for industry data