Sunday, March 8, 2009

How a shuttered newspaper may live online

Even if the Seattle Post-Intelligencer halts its printing presses in the next few weeks, it might still stay alive online -- like the shuttered Cincinnati Post (Ohio) and Capital Times (Madison, WI).

Eric Pryne of the Seattle Times on how those newspapers fared upon going online, and what the Seattle P-I might learn from their experience:
The Cincinnati and Madison online newspapers emphasize what's local. Both contain familiar newspaper content, such as obituaries and high-school sports results. The Wisconsin site even has comics.
Full article here.

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