In the past 24 hours, there’s been a slew of announcements about newspapers reducing their print editions.
At the University of Oregon, the 92-year-old Daily Emerald announced it would move toward a 24-hour online publication and twice-weekly magazine. Hours later, the New York Times‘ Media Decoder blog broke a story about cuts at the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The storied paper will cut staff and reduce print production to three days a week.
Responses to the Daily Emerald announcement have been largely positive. Response online lines up with the way the journalists themselves framed the story; referring to the change as a “revolution” in college media. Continue reading