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No more Monday paper in Pittsburg, Kan.

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by apeman33, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    How long til they break the news about Tuesday?
  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    In a lot of markets, Monday can be a tough sell.

    We have begun printing our Monday as a TMC within our home county, boosting total circulation to somewhere in the 50K range from 36+ ... that has had something of an improved effect on advertiser interest.
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Smartass... First daily paper I worked at didn't print Mondays
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I will not be surprised if other papers follow suit. Monday is pretty worthless for advertisers and from an editorial standpoint.
  6. tagline

    tagline Member

    It would be hard to imagine any paper in an NFL market dropping a Monday edition.
  7. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but what if they boiled it down to a one-section paper, fronted by the NFL team's game, etc., etc., I could see that.
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I've made the pitch to switch from no paper Saturday to no paper Monday, but they say they can't because they'll lose a Dillard's ad.
  9. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Pittsburgh isn't going to notice. It's a small town where (at least in sports) Saturday and Sunday will sell a few papes. Monday, it's an easy drop.
    That doesn't mean everywhere. But in Pittsburgh, they could easily go to the Web and be just fine.
  10. BartonK

    BartonK Member

    As part of my first job (30,000-circ paper, rural Midwest), I had to hang out for 8 hours every Sunday, just in case something blew up. The entire year I was there, nothing did, and therefore the entire Monday paper consisted of wire items and things written prior to Saturday.
  11. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    Pittsburg, no "h".
  12. nmmetsfan

    nmmetsfan Active Member

    Pittsburg had a Monday edition?
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