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Articles tagged alt-weeklies (5)

With revenues crashing, alt-weeklies and other outlets have been forced to get creative.
COVID-19 is “a nearly perfect weapon against alternative weeklies.” In dozens of cities, papers are asking for donations, laying off staff, or abandoning print as social distancing dries up their revenue streams.
Alt-weeklies’ revenues are disproportionately tied to locals gathering together in groups — at concerts, bars, restaurants, and other events and places where people stand less than six feet apart.
“The Reader hasn’t turned a profit in ages, although revenue is said to be up almost 50 percent this year.”