Owner of The Reporter Could Reduce Frequency of Daily Editions
Journal Register Company CEO would consider reducing print frequency of newspapers in certain markets
CEO John Paton said he would consider the change for the newspapers which show strong advertising growth for online editions, which also lack resources to produce seven quality daily papers each week.
Paton has praised the New Orleans Times-Picayune plan to print only three days a week, but said for JRC the reduction might mean only eliminating one or two editions.
Paton noted that he's considering the reduction based on declining print revenues and increasing digital revenues.
Journal Register Company, which owns The Reporter as well as several other local dailies in Montgomery County, previously filed for bankruptcy in 2009.
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