The Bottom Line at the Orlando Sentinel

Jim Romenesko examines the Orlando Sentinel:

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Give Mark Russell a few points for honesty. The editor of Orlando Sentinel tells readers that “the move to cut news pages was driven by our need to reduce expenses …[but] we also decided to expand the space for local news — the content we think is most valuable to our readers.” The Tribune-owned paper is reducing news pages two months after the Chicago Tribune announced that it’s adding 40 more news pages a week and said its news hole is larger than it was five years ago.

Continue reading:

http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/romenesko/142769/orlando-sentinel-editor-we-chose-to-cut-news-pages-to-help-bolster-our-bottom-line/

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