by: Scott. R Maier | European Journalism Observatory
Much attention has been given to the newspaper industry’s plight as advertising plummets and circulation steadily declines. But largely missed among all the dire predictions is a surprising finding: metro dailies in the United States and Canada are remarkably adaptable, viable and profitable.
“[T]he business model for newspapers is robust and should permit the venerable daily to survive in print form for the foreseeable future,” concludes Marc Edge in a peer-reviewed study published in the Newspaper Research Journal.