About 12 years ago this blog accurately predicted/reported the Kansas City Star was cutting down on publication days.
To be fair, that prediction/insider word took about a decade to prove correct. But, eventually it happened.
Now . . . We have another bit of insider gossip that's good enough to share . . .
THE KANSAS CITY STAR RECENTLY REVIEWED PLANS TO CUT BACK NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION TO A WEEKLY BASIS!!!
Eliminating the Saturday issue was just the beginning of cost cutting measures and despite so much bravado about new hires . . . The economics of newsprint no longer make sense.
Accordingly . . .
Newspaper leaders have long told us that the focus is now on maintaining their digital editions i.e. blogging.
Meanwhile . . . Recent subscription & circulation reports reveal that fewer and fewer people are reading the print edition, demand for dead-tree tactical news is nearly nonexistent and a Sunday edition would likely suffice for old school lovers of newsprint.
Developing . . .