Trade Papers (Entertainment Law) Law and Legal Definition

Trade Papers are newspapers that give reports on people working in a specific industry. In entertainment, trade papers are the newspapers and periodicals that specifically feature information on the entertainment industry. They publish reviews and critics on films and give promotional ads of films and other related articles pertaining to film industry. With the growth in internet and other electronic media, trade papers are finding difficulty in surviving. A few examples of trade papers in entertainment industry are the Hollywood Reporter and Variety.