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In defense of fewer print editions

So much has been written about the New Orleans Times-Picayune cutting back to three days a week for print publication (and laying off a bunch of employees in the “digital-first” transition) that I hesitated adding to the word onslaught. But I haven’t seen many people defending the move, which results in the largest major U.S….

Serving your former customers

My May column for Editor & Publisher Online is up: “Serving Those Who Don’t Read the Print Edition.” It’s a riff on how newspapers need to figure out how to serve the increasing number of people who are dumping their print habit and halting subscriptions to the paper edition (and serve those for whom printed…