Thursday, December 21, 2017
Kansas City Dead-Tree Demise: Pitch Sold!!!
The monthly magazine gamebit didn't work and the glossy alternative periodical is far less important in the local news cycle.
Remember that their high hopes for a sustainable biz model were touted across local news outlets without question but our AWESOME TKC insiders and our blog community questioned their viability from the start.
The switch to a monthly format was the death rattle for The Pitch.
Reality is the the gimmie rag market is now dominated by FEAST magazine - Which is more of a sponsored content publishing endeavor.
Like it or not . . .
TKC IS THE LAST REMAINING INDEPENDENT ALTERNATIVE NEWS OUTLET IN KANSAS CITY!!!
Or at least the only one that's gully, awesome and snarky.
Here's the sitch according to this former Kansas City newsie . . .
Developing . . .