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App or browser? RJI reports most consumers read news in browsers: Implications for college media

Update: Cory Bergman is much more skeptical of the findings of the Reynolds Institute research. I agree with part of his point, and I don’t think it detracts from the overall point I make in this piece. I encourage you to read his take. We’ve discussed mobile apps frequently here, most recently with Brad Arendt … Continue reading

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Western Kentucky University College Heights Herald shuffles publication day

Chuck Clark, director of student publications, sends along news that the College Heights Herald has shifted print days, publishing now on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Thursday edition used to be distributed on Friday. Clark writes: With this change, our Topper Extra sports section will be printed for distribution live on home football game days during … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois-Carbondale Daily Egyptian cut publication schedule early in 2013

The Daily Egyptian at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale cut its printing schedule from five days a week to four days a week in January. The paper is now printed Monday through Thursday. Eric Fiedler, faculty managing editor, said an expanded “Weekend” Thursday paper has made up for the advertising revenue loss on Fridays. Continue reading

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UTEP Prospector cuts back to weekly publication, launches daily website

The Prospector at the University of Texas at El Paso has reduced their publication schedule from twice a week to weekly beginning this week. In conjunction with the publication change, they have a new URL for their web site: In a post announcing the new website, the editors wrote: This year, we bid farewell … Continue reading