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News Corp. to suspend print editions of 60 community papers

Mark Fletcher
April 1st, 2020 · No Comments

Nine has this story:

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp will suspend publication of 60 community newspapers including The Manly Daily, The Wentworth Courier and The Diamond Valley Leader due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The company announced on Wednesday morning it would turn its 60 community newspaper mastheads to digital-only products and suspend print publication from April 9 due to rapid declines in advertising revenues.

It’s understandable. Ad revenue has all but disappeared. The question is, will they come back?

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Category: Media disruption · Newspapers

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