There are numerous examples of how the tariffs are already harming newspapers across the country. If the tariffs continue, many local community newspapers will continue to cut back on the number of distribution days, reduce print pages or cease printing operations. The future of local newspapers, read by millions of Americans in all 50 states are in jeopardy as a result of the newsprint tariffs.
Examples like the below will only continue to grow.
NEWSPAPERS CUT JOBS
The Tampa Bay Times reduces jobs due to tariffs
NEWSPAPERS CUT PUBLICATION DAYS
The (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel reduces printing from 7 to 5 days
Three newspapers in Kentucky cut Monday from weekly print editions.
The Star Democrat cuts Monday print production.
The Cecil Whig cuts production down to two days a week.
The (Natchez) Democrat cutting printing from 7 to 5 days
The Vicksburg Post cutting printing from 7 to 5 days
The Lahontan Valley News from 2 days to 1 day
The Nevada Appeal from 6 to 2 days
The Record-Courier from 3 to 2 days
The Tahoe Tribune from 3 to 1 day
The Salisbury Post will print five days a week.
The Athens Messenger eliminating the Saturday edition
Perry Daily Journal from printing 6 to 4 days
The Shawnee News-Star cutting to 2 days per week until school resumes
The Suffolk News-Herald will reduce the frequency of its print edition to five days a week.
NEWSPAPERS CUT SECTIONS OF THE PAPER
The Star-Herald will reduce a 20-page paper to a 16-page paper.
The Robesonian cutting the Sunday comics
NEWSPAPERS MOVE FROM PRINT TO DIGITAL
The West Central Tribune will do digital on Mondays.
The Jackson County Times-Journal closed
The Raymond News has closed.
Blooming Prairie Leader will be publishing its last issue soon.