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Posts Tagged ‘alt-weekly’

Baltimore City Paper Mocks Its Own Buyout In the Best Possible Way

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So let’s say you’re a cool alt-weekly. You rage against the establishment for a living… and then you get bought out by them. That’s what’s happened to Baltimore City Paper, which was recently bought by The Baltimore Sun Media Group.  Read more

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What One Alt-Weekly Is Doing to Stay Relevant

In a move to stay relevant in the changing media landscape, The Boston Phoenix will merge with its sister publication, Stuff, today. The new pub, called The Phoenix, will combine The Boston Phoenix’s news content with Stuff’s coverage of lifestyle topics. The newspaper has suffered in recent years due to classifieds moving to the Web, and hopes that the new format will attract more advertisers. Editor-at-large Peter Kadzis told The Boston Globe that though the paper does not have a readership problem, “a sizable number of style-related advertisers—fashion and high-end liquor, for example—prefer glossy pages.” Read more