Save money and give more, not less 9/18/18

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent

You're the general manager of three small newspapers in north Florida, two of them much smaller than the third. It would be easy to cut costs by closing one or both of the smaller papers, each with circulation in the hundreds, not the thousands. Just shut one or both down, give their subscribers the larger paper instead, and hope they don't resent it too much. That's not what they did.


Harlan Daily Enterprise changes to twice-weekly 9/3/18

Reprinted from the Harlan Daily Enterprise

The Harlan Daily Enterprise has changed its publication days to Wednesdays and Saturdays. No longer will the newspaper be producing printed editions on Tuesdays and Fridays.


Daily News to convert to five days per week 8/28/18

Reprinted from The LaGrange Daily News

Beginning Monday, Sept. 17, The LaGrange (Ga.) Daily News will change print publication days to Tuesday through Saturday, no longer producing a Monday printed edition.

The change to Tuesday through Saturday print publication will help the community's top media organization align resources with its core mission: informing readers and guiding customers to its advertisers. The Daily News will continue 24/7 news coverage and publication at and its other digital and social media channels.


Vicksburg Post reducing print publication frequency 6/26/18

Beginning July 2, The Vicksburg Post will change its print publication days to Tuesday through Friday and Sundays, no longer producing printed editions on Mondays and Saturdays.


Greenwood Commonwealth begins publishing five days a week 2/13/18

Reprinted from the Commonwealth, Greenwood, Miss. (edited slightly)

The Commonwealth (Greenwood, Miss.) will no longer publish a print edition on Mondays due to advertising declines, company officials have announced.

The change to producing a print edition Tuesday through Friday afternoons and Sunday morning went into effect this month.


A tough but necessary decision 2/12/18

Three days after the big announcement, Jack Ryan, editor of the Enterprise-Journal in McComb, Miss., said he was surprised by the quiet reaction to the paper's decision to stop printing a Monday edition.


Hattiesburg paper to print three days a week, starting in April 3/21/17

The Hattiesburg (Miss.) American has announced plans to shift from publishing a print edition seven days a week to three – Wednesday, Friday and Sunday – beginning April 5.

In a letter to readers, Nathan Edwards, president of the Hattiesburg American, said: "The shift, driven by our consumers and advertisers, enables us to invest in new ways of doing business and better position ourselves for the future. Our research shows subscribers are increasingly choosing to access the American online via our website, mobile and tablet devices, with the Hattiesburg American having 8X more digital readers than print readers."


The Atmore Advance moves to once weekly 10/10/13

Reprinted from The Atmore Advance (edited slightly)

The Atmore Advance combined its two print editions last week and no longer publishes a weekend print edition. Instead, the new Wednesday print edition will be a larger newspaper.

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