The Worcester Telegram & Gazette has cut its standalone business section in an overall redesign of the paper.
Business news, as well as lifestyle and entertainment news, will now be found in the second section after local news and obituaries.
Editor Harry Whitin writes, “Business has been renamed Money and its emphasis will shift slightly from traditional coverage of business institutions to more consumer news. There are new graphics that will help you tell at a glance what the investment markets are doing. There will be fewer stock listings, but the financial quotes for individual stocks will continue to be available at telegram.com/business.”
By Talking Biz News’ count, it’s at least the 45th daily newspaper in the United States that has cut its standalone business section in the past two years. The papers range in size from the San Francisco Chronicle to the Hilton Head Packet in South Carolina.
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