Newsprint tariff debacle has already affected print publications

It’s been in the works for a while and the International Trade Commission is about to decide its future but already the proposed tariff on newsprint has had an effect on newspapers across the country.

Here’s a report for this week from the News Media Alliance about newspapers that are changing their print publication schedule or even moving from print to digital.

 

Newspapers Cutting Publication Days

Colorado

The (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel

https://www.gjsentinel.com/news/western_colorado/paper-prices-trigger-changes-to-the-sentinel/article_52b13218-87f4-11e8-9b2b-10604b9ffe60.html

The Greeley Tribune

Mississippi

Vicksburg Post Reduces from 7 to 5 days

https://www.vicksburgpost.com/2018/06/24/impact-of-newsprint-tariffs-hits-us-all/

The Natchez Democrat from 7 to 5 days

http://www.djournal.com/opinion/editorials/our-opinion-tariffs-on-newsprint-cause-far-reaching-harm/article_c9a75ce8-582e-5241-b479-4a2b367d2ed2.html

Nevada

The Lahontan Valley News from 2 days to 1 day

The Nevada Appeal from 6 to 2 days

The Record-Courier from 3 to 2 days

The Tahoe Tribune from 3 to 1 day

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/nevada/articles/2018-07-03/northern-nevada-area-newspapers-reducing-print-editions

Pennsylvania 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from 7 to 5 days

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2018/06/27/Post-Gazette-print-edition-drop-two-days-August-digital/stories/201806270227

Newspapers Moving from Print to Digital

Ohio

Madison Press (London) http://www.dispatch.com/business/20180711/madison-press-newspaper-in-london-to-drop-print-edition-publish-online-only

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