Washington Post Cuts Daily Business Section

By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2009 4:57 PM CDT
The main entrance to the Washington Post. The paper will cease publication of a standalone business section Monday through Saturday, Reuters reports.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – The latest newspaper to cut back on business coverage and stock listings is the Washington Post, Reuters reports. The paper will stop publishing a standalone daily business section and beef up its Sunday section, according to an internal memo. The executive editor spun the cuts as a move to integrate business and general news coverage, saying it “reflects the centrality of economic news, as well as the increasing overlap of political and economic events, in today’s world.” (Read more Washington Post stories.)