OLD Media Moves

Another Gannett paper cuts standalone business section

January 5, 2009

The Louisville Courier-Journal became the fourth Gannett paper this week to cut its standalone business section, joining The Tennessean in Nashville, the Green Bay Press-Gazette and the Indianapolis Star.

An announcement in Monday’s paper stated that breaking business news on Monday would now run in the A section or the Metro section

As far as Tuesday through Saturday, the paper stated, “Business news, including local stock listings, will move to the Metro section, where two dedicated Business pages have been added. The Features sections will be tightened.”

Read more here.

Other metro dailies that have cut their standalone business sections in the past year include the Baltimore Sun, Boston Globe, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Orange County Register, St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Tribune, The (Raleigh) News & Observer, Denver Post, Cincinnati Enquirer, Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch, Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal, Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal, Monterey (Calif.) Herald, Palm Beach Post and Akron (Ohio) Beacon-Journal.

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