A Year After Times-Picayune Announced Cutbacks, News Habits Changing in New Orleans
Posted: 5/24/2013 | By: Eve Troeh and Bevil Knapp | The Lens
A year ago today, news leaked that The Times-Picayune would cease daily publication, cut staff and focus on its website, NOLA.com. The paper and ink edition now hits doorsteps and newsstands just three days a week: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
History and tradition play an outsized role in New Orleans. So perhaps it is no surprise that The Times-Picayune’s move has led to a modern-day version of a relic of media history: the newspaper war.