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New Orleans Times-Picayune Cutting Back to 3 Days

Historic paper ceasing daily publication

(Newser) - Sad news from one of America's great newspapers: The New Orleans Times-Picayune has announced that it will cease daily publication this fall. The paper, founded as the Picayune in 1837, will now offer print editions just three days a week, on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, while continuing to offer... More »

Newsweek-Beast Merger: Marriage of the 'Wounded'?

...but Tina Brown could pull it off

(Newser) - With Newsweek and the Daily Beast teaming up, Tina Brown, who will edit both publications, has a lot on her plate. Media critics are divided on the move; some call success unlikely. “The merger may be a marriage of two wounded media operations," writes Douglas McIntyre at Daily... More »

Newspaper Ad Forecast: 'Long Way From Extinction'

Print publications will serve 'distilled' upper-crust audience, analysts predict

(Newser) - For the newspaper industry, finally a bit of good news: Ad revenue is projected to end its long slide and actually increase 2.4% in 2010, says a forecast from Borrell Associates. Modest year-by-year increases are expected to continue through at least 2014, reports Advertising Age. Borrell’s analysis does... More »

Quincy Jones Wants Vibe Back—Online

'They just messed my magazine all up,' former owner says

(Newser) - Don’t count out Vibe, Quincy Jones tells Ebony. Despite this week's announced end to its print edition, Jones says the hip-hop publication he founded 16 years ago will continue online. “I’m trying to buy my magazine back now,” Jones said. “They just messed my magazine... More »

Legendary New York Editor Dead at 82

New Journalism pioneer Felker defined city magazine format

(Newser) - Clay Felker, founder and editor of New York magazine, died today at 82. Felker was the pioneer of a distinctive format that has become the model for weekly magazines: long, novelistic features alongside short, spicy service pieces. "Clay was obsessed with power, and he invented a magazine in the... More »

Alert the Aliens: Weekly World News Dead at 28

Not even Elvis can save iconic tabloid from lagging print industry

(Newser) - For 28 years, it was the “world’s most reliable newspaper,” replete with stories of Elvis sightings, alien babies, and dwarf-eating dieters. But the Weekly World News is no more. The black-and-white publication, known for its loose headlines and even looser facts, will publish its final print edition... More »

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