Number of print publications down by 200 in 2009


The number of newspapers and magazines that come out in the Czech Republic dropped by more than 200 last year to nearly 5,700, according to official figures released on Sunday. By the end of last year, there were some 3,800 magazines, 152 less than the year before. Some 123 dailies came out in December 2009, three less than in 2008. One of the magazines that went under was also the English-language Czech Business Weekly.