Today, life without a daily newspaper isn’t so farfetched.
As a (former full-time) ink-stained wretch, witnessing the demise of the daily newspaper is heartbreaking.
I can’t imagine a day without the "morning miracle" in my hands over a cup of coffee.
The Indianapolis Star, the state’s largest daily newspaper, has scaled back its roster
of critics in recent years — a reduction in coverage that put the onus on local arts promoters to get the word out through
other channels, such as blogs.
The Indianapolis Star has launched an armada of initiatives to bolster revenue as it reacts to seismic industry changes, many
driven by advertiser and reader flight to digital media. Daily newspapers–once one of the nation’s most stable, profitable
businesses–now face a rapidly changing marketplace that would make the most innovative business operator quiver.
Two new Carmel newspapers will soon join eight others in Boone and Hamilton counties. While the region is one of the fastest growing in Indiana, journalism experts said having 10 newspapers serving a population of just under 300,000 is astounding.