September 11, 2008
Student Newspapers Escape Most Financial Problems of Larger Dailies
It's all doom and gloom in commercial newspapers these days: buyouts, layoffs, and fleeing advertisers. But most student newspapers seem to be doing just fine.
"We're not experiencing a problem," said Kevin Schwartz, general manager at The Daily Tar Heel, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "There's no advertising downturn for us."
The paper's sales remained brisk even as the region's largest newspaper, The News & Observer, in