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Topic “financial crisis”

Tico Times looks for new business models online after end of print edition (Interview)

The Tico Times building in San José, Costa Rica (Courtesy David Boddiger)

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 »

U.S. newspapers projecting new lows for ad sales in 2011

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 U.S. online, non-profit news sites fold under financial pressure

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.

The Washington Independent, which launched in January 2008, announced this week that as of Dec. 1, it will shut down. Read more »

Economic crisis leads to closure of digital, print newspapers in Dominican Republic

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 »


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