Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Detroit Free Press unveils historic changes

The Free Press announced Tuesday a first-of-its-kind plan in the struggling U.S. newspaper industry -- emphasizing more online delivery of information and cutting back home delivery days.

Detroit Media Partnership Chief Executive Officer Dave Hunke, who also is publisher of the Free Press, said that starting in spring 2009, both the Free Press and the Detroit News -- also operated by the partnership -- would deliver to homes only on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, the heaviest days for advertising and the most popular papers for readers.

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