Monday, March 16, 2009
Hearst to stop printing Seattle P-I tomorrow
Hearst is serious about closing money-losing newspapers. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer will print its final edition tomorrow and become the nation's largest daily newspaper to shift to an entirely digital news product. Here's a link to the P-I's story. Above is a video of the announcement Publisher Roger Oglesby made in the newsroom this morning. "Hearst fought for years to keep this place open but time and these rotten economic conditions finally caught up with us," said Oglesby.
• AP: Hearst hopes Web-only Seattle P-I will turn a profit