The Future of Print

Detroit papers drop home delivery to 3 days a week

Posted in Doom, Stop the presses by futureofprint on December 17, 2008

DETROIT (AP) — Fighting to stay in business, Detroit’s two daily newspapers will radically change their relationship with readers by slashing home delivery to three days a week, printing small editions on other days and encouraging people to get information online.

“I don’t think we’re ever going back,” said David Hunke, who also is publisher of the Free Press.

If it fails, “I’m fired and I may have led two great institutions down the wrong path,” he said. “It’s a huge risk. It’s disruptive to folks. I understand that.”

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