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Cleveland Newspaper to be Delivered 3 Days a Week
AP ^ | 4/04/2013 | AP

Posted on 04/04/2013 4:15:30 PM PDT by MacNaughton

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland announced Thursday that it is cutting back home delivery of the newspaper to three days a week.

The Plain Dealer, Ohio's largest daily, will be delivered on Sunday and two other still unspecified days of the week beginning in late summer, publisher Terry Egger said in a news release. The newspaper will still be printed every day and be available for purchase at thousands of outlets in northeast Ohio.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dinosaurmedia; lamestreammedia; msm; newspaper; obamamedia
Condolences to the folks in norhteast OH. Speaking as a consumer of The Birmingham New, it has truly gone down the toilet in terms of local and state coverage of news. That, and the editorial board of the entire Alabama Media Group is extremely left-wing. They are attempting to drive folks to their web-site, which at some point, will become a subscription service, I imagine.
1 posted on 04/04/2013 4:15:30 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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To: All

The ship is listing heavily to port and taking on water at a rapid rate.


2 posted on 04/04/2013 4:17:35 PM PDT by kg_mobster
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To: MacNaughton

Which basically means you’ll be getting your two day old news three days late.


3 posted on 04/04/2013 4:19:48 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: MacNaughton

What comes to mind for me is the old song, “Video killed the Radio Star”


4 posted on 04/04/2013 4:21:14 PM PDT by MeganC (You can take my gun when you can grab it with your cold, dead fingers.)
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To: MacNaughton

I grew up reading the PD as a kid in Cleveland.
Like most of the things in my old hometown, it’s fading away.


5 posted on 04/04/2013 4:24:15 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: MacNaughton

My home town is about 30,000 people. They have one news paper and it just announced 3 day a week publication. The web page is all subscription and updated daily.

So I tell my 89 year old dad this and he says “what’s a web page?”.

These are changing times, indeed.


6 posted on 04/04/2013 4:24:52 PM PDT by llevrok (2013: The USA is in a Cold Civil War.)
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To: MacNaughton; All

Cleveland Plain Dealer Endorses Obama

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/cleveland-plain-dealer-endorses-obama


7 posted on 04/04/2013 4:27:58 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: MacNaughton
The newspaper will still be printed every day and be available for purchase at thousands of outlets in northeast Ohio.

Purchase? Free is next. Deathwatch for it next.

8 posted on 04/04/2013 4:29:14 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: MacNaughton
MSN Becoming Extinct photo AboutToBeExtinct.jpg
9 posted on 04/04/2013 4:29:51 PM PDT by preacher (Communism has only killed 100 million people: Let's give it another chance!)
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To: MacNaughton

Dinosaur Media Deathwatch!


10 posted on 04/04/2013 4:31:11 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: MacNaughton

And as a former subscriber to the Mobile Press-Register I have to agree.....went from 7 days a week to Sun-Wed-Fri and I can’t believe the hard left slant that it has taken.....now the AL.COM has become the daily for B’ham, Huntsville, Mobile and NOLA.....pretty pathetic....I predict that by the end of the year there will be NO newspaper here in any of the three Bama cities or NOLA - people just aren’t interested in reading something that’s been on line for a couple of days and who the hell wants to read their horoscope three days AFTER the fact (LOL).....


11 posted on 04/04/2013 4:31:39 PM PDT by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: nascarnation
went to Pepper Pike quite a bit as a kid to see my aunt&uncle and the three things i remember are, Ghoulardi the PD and a burger joint with carhops
12 posted on 04/04/2013 4:37:33 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: MacNaughton

Birmingham News? Remember Carla Crowder? Formerly of the late Rocky Mountain News. Don’t see her name much anymore.


13 posted on 04/04/2013 4:38:14 PM PDT by real saxophonist ("Always Progressing and Not Fitting Neatly in a Box" - Tosin Abasi)
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To: MacNaughton

So, is it now just The Plain?


14 posted on 04/04/2013 4:41:15 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Chode

I lived downwind of the Std Oil refinery and US Steel, and swam in Lake Erie every summer.

How did I ever make it to 65 yrs old?


15 posted on 04/04/2013 4:42:44 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: MacNaughton

parrot owners all over ohio must be hacked


16 posted on 04/04/2013 4:44:49 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo (My world view is accurately expressed in the lyrics of " The Fightin' Side of Me")
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To: MacNaughton; abb

The Daily Dose is becoming the Thrice Weekly Wipe ping!

17 posted on 04/04/2013 4:45:12 PM PDT by Zakeet (If idiots could fly, Washington would be an airport)
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To: nascarnation
only the good die young... /S 8^)
18 posted on 04/04/2013 4:46:00 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: kg_mobster

The parakeets are pissed.


19 posted on 04/04/2013 4:49:36 PM PDT by patriotsblood
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To: MacNaughton

Good. That means there are now four days a week when people in Cleveland aren’t being lied to by their newspaper.


20 posted on 04/04/2013 4:49:46 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: SkyDancer

“Which basically means you’ll be getting your two day old news three days late.”

Exactly! So why continue publishing it at all??
(Cue the Fat Lady)


21 posted on 04/04/2013 4:52:32 PM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: MacNaughton

The only newspaper I have delivered is the Sunday edition of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review and mainly for the comics and coupons. If I wanted to, I could read the comics online and I figure eventually, coupons will all be online too.

Newspaper delivery was cool back in the day. Young boys like my brother used to make spending money delivering the paper. It was a good learning experience for children. Now our papers are delivered by “drive-by” adults who throw the paper from a moving vehicle and who knows where it might land? It’s more of a nuisance to have the paper delivered than it is to pick up a copy at the local store.


22 posted on 04/04/2013 4:56:00 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: MacNaughton; abb

((((( ping )))))


23 posted on 04/04/2013 4:56:56 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Chode

I grew up near that area. I’ve been away for quite some time but this isn’t surprising.


24 posted on 04/04/2013 5:06:47 PM PDT by darkangel82
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To: darkangel82

Less fish-wrap and compost fill is more sad than anything else.


25 posted on 04/04/2013 5:26:35 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: darkangel82
it sure was a nice place from what i remember

even got to see Jim Brown once, my uncle took us to a Browns summer camp practice or something

26 posted on 04/04/2013 5:36:34 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: MacNaughton

The Cleveland Pig Sqealer has been on its way out years ago. Twice it campaigned for Obambozo and still has a weepy tear, knee jerk reaction to every lame-brained stupid libtard idea that comes along. The former Cleveland Press wasn’t much better. But, I won’t miss the Pig Squealer.


27 posted on 04/04/2013 5:38:27 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Polyxene

Even the adverts and classifieds are dropping. It’s cheaper to advertize on Craigs list or other internet options. Putting a three or four line advert in the papers is hugely expensive. Plus who reads them?


28 posted on 04/04/2013 6:14:13 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: fatnotlazy

“Now our papers are delivered by “drive-by” adults who throw the paper from a moving vehicle and who knows where it might land? It’s more of a nuisance to have the paper delivered than it is to pick up a copy at the local store.”

Some truth to that. My neighbor 2 years ago tried the subscription for the local paper (not worth mentioning as I hate it). What went on was the paper guy (non-English speaking Mexican) was warned so many times to leave the paper at the doorstep instead of outside the gate..and the paper dude kept doing it. He eventually unsubscribed after 3 weeks.


29 posted on 04/04/2013 6:28:21 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Chode

Ghoulardi!!! I remember him.


30 posted on 04/04/2013 6:32:13 PM PDT by Entropy Squared (The Rush to Chaos)
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To: Entropy Squared


31 posted on 04/04/2013 6:42:37 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: patriotsblood
The parakeets are pissed.

There is enough junk mail to take newspaper place. That's what I use.

32 posted on 04/05/2013 6:10:58 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: max americana; fatnotlazy

When I retired I took on delivering the paper - did it for 5 years. I always put the paper where the customer wanted it - got better tips that way. Tell you something else, not only was the money great for me but I was able to write off on my taxes at least triple what I made. The write-off’s in that business are great. Hated to give it up.


33 posted on 04/05/2013 6:18:21 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: New Jersey Realist

You, sir, are a rarity these days. Too many people just put in time. They don’t really work. They don’t care how the job is done, or if the job is done.

I’ve had to fetch my home-delivered newspaper from the neighbor’s yard, the middle of the street or stuck in the rose bushes in the front yard. And while the carriers are required to bag each paper, they don’t. I’ve picked up a soggy mess on more than one occasion. One guy who did aim for the porch kept hitting the storm door. I told him, don’t do that; you might shatter the glass in the door. Sure enough, one cold morning the paper hit the door and the glass shattered. No common sense or sheer laziness.


34 posted on 04/05/2013 7:23:00 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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35 posted on 04/05/2013 7:40:00 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: fatnotlazy

I’m no hero in this. The paper I worked for fined me $1 for every wet or missdelivered paper. I was just looking out for my best financial interest.


36 posted on 04/06/2013 4:10:23 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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