Topic “financial crisis”
Tico Times editor David Boddiger could already see the writing on the wall by the time he joined the newspaper two years ago. Read more »
Costa Rica’s oldest English-language newspaper, The Tico Times, announced on its website that it would stop publishing its print edition as of Friday, Sept. 28. The Associated Press reported that the 56-year-old newspaper laid off its entire 16-person staff on Tuesday, Sept. Read more »
After publishers expected this year to be when deteriorating advertising revenues finally would stabilize, newspapers now are looking at a new low in ad sales for 2011, according to Reflections of a Newsosaur. U.S. newspaper ad revenues are expected to come in at about $24 billion this year -- down from $49.4 billion in 2005, and on par with $23.5 billion reached more than 25 years ago, back in 1984. Read more »
Two award-winning U.S. non-profit, online news ventures have announced they are closing, according to the Columbia Journalism Review. Both news sites are published by the American Independent News Network.
After five and four years, respectively, in operation, the electronic daily newspaper Clave Digital and the printed weekly Clave in the Dominican Republic published on Aug. 5 their last editions, reported EFE. Read more »