“Forget keeping up with the economy — what would it take for the newspaper business just to keep up with inflation? Even the “growth” areas are slowing down.”
"...Penelope Muse Abernathy set out to look at the challenges small dailies and weeklies around the U.S. face as they try to transform their business."
Report: City Shortchanges Community and Ethnic Press When it Comes to Ad $
The combined circulation of community and ethnic publications in the city is about 4.5 million, equal to 55% of the population, but they receive only about 18% of the roughly $18 million the city spends in ads a year, a report finds.