Saturday edition: East Bay Express has an idea to save newspapers

Staff cuts, eliminating benefits, unpaid vacations — those are the standard methods newspapers are using to cut costs and increase revenue. That, and doing away with their print editions entirely. But this video from the East Bay Express offers an alternative. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

Saving newspapers, the musical:

Or go the Globe route and hope for a huge investor. $60 million worked for the Inquirer in Citizen Kane:

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3 responses to “Saturday edition: East Bay Express has an idea to save newspapers

  1. You make up the news, I’ll give you the war. Been seeing that since Eisenhower left office. Music however sells better than CNN

  2. You think it would be FUN to run a newspaper?

  3. Pingback: Tuesday edition: Save a newspaper, save a journalist « LedeObserver

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