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SCRIPPS RELEASES FEBRUARY REVENUES

 CINCINNATI, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today released its monthly revenue and statistical summary for February 1993. The E.W. Scripps Company operates 21 daily newspapers, 10 television stations, five radio stations, and cable television systems with 676,000 basic subscribers. The company also is a worldwide syndicator and licensor of news features and comics.
 THE E.W. SCRIPPS COMPANY
 Unaudited Revenue and Statistical Summary
 Period: February
 Report date: March 15, 1993
 February(A)
 1993 1992 Pct Change
 REVENUE (000,000s)
 Local $14.1 $13.6 3.7
 Classified 10.8 9.6 12.5
 National 0.8 1.0 (20.0)
 Preprints 4.0 3.5 14.3
 Newspaper advertising(C) 29.7 27.7 7.2
 Circulation 9.7 8.8 10.2
 Other publishing(B) 10.0 11.2 (10.7)
 PUBLISHING 49.4 47.7 3.6
 BROADCASTING 19.5 18.4 6.0
 CABLE TELEVISION 21.8 19.9 9.5
 Divested Operations(D) 1.8 16.3 -
 CONSOLIDATED $92.5 $102.3 (9.6)
 Newspaper ad inches(C) (000s)
 Local 661 640 3.3
 Classified 853 744 14.7
 National 26 27 (3.7)
 Full run ROP 1,540 1,411 9.1
 Part run ROP 83 65 27.7
 Total 1,623 1,476 10.0
 Cable TV basic subs (000s)
 Sacramento, Calif. 205.7 207.0
 Chattanooga, Tenn. 100.5 96.4
 Knoxville, Tenn. 96.0 90.1
 Other systems 273.3 255.7
 Total 675.5 649.2
 Year to date
 1993 1992 Pct Change
 REVENUE (000,000s)
 Local $28.4 $26.5 7.2
 Classified 22.2 18.7 18.7
 National 1.8 1.8 0.0
 Preprints 8.5 6.9 23.2
 Newspaper advertising(C) 60.9 53.9 13.0
 Circulation 19.7 17.6 11.9
 Other publishing(B) 19.8 21.1 (6.2)
 PUBLISHING 100.4 92.6 8.4
 BROADCASTING 37.7 36.3 3.9
 CABLE TELEVISION 43.1 39.3 9.7
 Divested Operations(D) 3.5 32.1 -
 CONSOLIDATED $184.7 $200.3 (7.8)
 Newspaper ad inches(C) (000s)
 Local 1,330 1,233 7.9
 Classified 1,730 1,433 20.7
 National 49 52 (5.8)
 Full run ROP 3,109 2,718 14.4
 Part run ROP 152 123 23.6
 Total 3,261 2,841 14.8
 (A) -- February 1993 had one less Saturday than February 1992.
 (B) -- Includes licensing, syndication, share of profits of JOA newspapers not managed by the company and commercial printing.
 (C) -- Includes three small daily newspapers in California acquired in the fourth quarter of 1992. Excludes The Pittsburgh Press which was sold Dec. 31, 1992.
 (D) -- Divested operations includes The Pittsburgh Press, book publishing, and television listings.
 -0- 3/15/93
 /CONTACT: Rich Boehne of The E.W. Scripps Company, 513-977-3825/
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