DG: Morning News to Stop Some Newspaper Delivery

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, its northwest Arkansas competitor, The Morning News, is cutting back on home delivery of its newspaper in Carroll County, certain areas of Washington County and a county in Missouri. Subscribers who no longer receive the newspaper in those areas will be encouraged to have it sent through the mail or view a special online edition.

The Stephens Media Group-owned newspaper blames economic conditions for the cutbacks.

Read the full story (only if you’re a subscriber!) here. Or, go to the DG’s northwest Arkansas site (gotta compete with that Morning News!) for the free version of the story here.

All this comes after layoffs at The Morning News and other newspapers in Arkansas, including the Democrat-Gazette, which has also raised its subscription rates.

The Morning News’ online edition, or “e-edition” as it’s called on its Web site, is similar to reading a PDF of the newspaper, with all articles, headlines, photos — and advertising — appearing exactly as it does in the physical newspaper. The Democrat-Gazette has an electronic edition of its newspaper online, and others have experimented with e-editions, including Arkansas Business Publishing Group, which has published newspapers and some magazines and special editions in the format.

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  1. […] people found out they won’t be getting their Morning News at the house […]

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