The buzzword for the problem is “ghost newspaper.” Part 1 in a series shows how the problem arose and focuses on the first of start-ups filling in the gap where newspapers cut back on the news.
Alternative weeklies have been hit particularly hard by the Covid-19 crisis. Across the country, local media are making adjustments to survive current events.
Every year we attend the Mega Conference and highlight new media technology we think is worth a look. This year, there were four outstanding tech platforms worth looking at.
The third in a multi-part series on the hidden powers of micropolitan newspapers features Swift Communications and how their group of newspapers focuses on local.
The rise of the Micropolitan newspaper
For shere gumption, no other newspaper company quite compares with Adams Publishing Group (APG9: Founded as recently as 2014, the company has acquired more 20 dailies and 155 non-dailies since then. In 2019, it launched a start up daily in rural Idaho.