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Newspapers Make Sacrifices in Struggling Economy April 7, 2009

Posted by kbianews in KBIA.

Business Beat 04/01/09

The economic downturn has hit Newspapers hard in the last year. The Columbia Missourian last month cut its print edition to five days a week from seven. Like many news organizations impacted by the financial crisis, newspapers have to make sacrifices. Columbia Missourian General Manager Dan Potter talks to host Sean Powers about how his newspaper is fairing during the financial crisis. Columbia’s Steve Sliker talks to Erica Smith who by day designs graphics for the St. Louis Post Dispatch and by night runs the blog, Paper Cuts, a database of newspaper layoffs and buyouts.


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