Friday, December 12, 2008

But News Happens Every Day!

The publisher of the Detroit Free Press, the country's 20th largest paper by weekday circulation, is expected to announce next week that it will cease home delivery of the print edition of the newspaper on most days of the week, according to a person familiar with the company's thinking.

The publisher hasn't made a final decision, said this person, but the leading scenario set to be unveiled Tuesday would call for the Free Press and its partner paper, the Detroit News, to end home delivery on all but the most lucrative days--Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

On the other days, the publisher would sell single copies of an abbreviated print edition at newsstands and direct readers to the papers' expanded digital editions.
From talking points memo. The Freep is owned by Gannett.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Newspapers are going, going, gone. Now you know why certain candidates get their endorsements...but, alas.....don't win. Newspapers endorsements are like the Pope *#$*%&(# in the woods......