Why community newspapers matter
Last updated 11/14/2020 at 9:27am
Readers who have been following this story over the past few weeks know about our plan to switch our business model from a free newspaper to a digital first subscription program.
Relying on advertising as our main source of income is no longer a sustainable path forward. Facebook, Google and other tech behemoths in the social media ecosystem have taken much of that revenue away. We still believe advertising in your local news source is a better way to reach local consumers, but that’s a discussion for another day.
Regardless, we’re going in a new direction, offering 24/7 a...