… it’s not the same,” Carol Banas, 56, a retired city planner and longtime reader of the Detroit Free Press, told the New York Times which gathered a sampling of Detroit residents’ (well, 50- and 60-something residents) reactions to “the first day of the [Free Press’s and The Detroit News’s] new strategy for surviving the economic crisis by ending home delivery on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.” On those days the papers are available online (“e-editions”, soon available only to subscribers) and in a condensed print version available at stores, newsstands and street boxes (free yesterday, 50 cents from today on). The Times observes that Monday also happened to be an unusually Detroit-heavy news day (GM chairman out, Michigan State University in).
10:11 AM - March 31, 2009
“I Know That’s English Online, But…”
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Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.