Newspapers in Troubled State

Newspapers are in a quandry.  Print advertising revenues are dropping but Web ads can’t make up the difference, and the industry is reluctant to ask for a bailout from the government it covers.  In the latest move, the Sunday Times of London reportedly plans to launch a standalone Website and is considering charging readers for it.  College of Communication Dean Tom Fiedler, a Pulitizer-winning former executive editor of the Miami Herald, can discuss the state of the industry.

Contact Tom Fiedler, 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu

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