Advance Publications is cutting back production at four of its newspapers. The largest is New Orleans’ The Times-Picayune, but Alabama’s The Press-Register, The Huntington Times and The Birmingham News are all going to cut back to publishing only three times a week. It’s sad not only because communities depend on their local papers, but also because staffers will surely be dropped as a result of Advance’s announcement.
So how did the papers deal with it? Below a look at the front pages of the Times-Picayune, the Press-Register, the Huntington Times and the Birmingham News.
The Times-Picayune went big, with four out of the five stories dealing with the reduction.