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Papers Fold and People Distrust Blogs. What To Do?

Last week was a rough one for the newspaper industry. The 150 year old Rocky Mountain News of Denver closed shop and rocky-mountain-newsNew York’s Newsday announced it was starting an online paid model despite the fact that the average person spend just 4 minutes and 25 seconds per month on the their website. Not the best news for the hard print news industry for sure.

Never fear though. Whenever there is bad news there’s always some research done that can put the paddles on a dying industry and this is no different. MediaPost tells of a survey by the Rosen Group that shows that the vast majority of US consumers

….still deem print editions of newspapers and magazines to be “indispensable” sources of news and entertainment.

Newspaper Names in Peril Keep Getting Bigger

Today’s Wall Street Journal is reporting more potential concerns for the newspaper industry as Boston Globe’s owner, the boston-globeNew York Times Co. threatens to shutter the paper unless unions give more concessions. This comes after 500 jobs have already been shed since 200.

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer and Rocky Mountain News have been two of the higher profile papers to either go online only or close shop. The Chicago Sun-Times has gone Chapter 11. The news for the newspaper industry continues to get worse and worse. Now, one of the most respected names in the industry, the Boston Globe, is staring down the barrel of some serious trouble.