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Frank Talks Changes in Newspapers at America East

Published on April 24, 2013

Frank Romano joins us from America East Technology and Operations Conference and talks about the changes in the newspaper industry while walking around booths at the show before it opened.

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By Gordon Pritchard on Apr 24, 2013

Unfortunately, that's likely how the show floor will look after the doors open. At least that's been my experience with newspaper trade shows in the past few years.

 

By Greg Imhoff on Apr 25, 2013

Frank summarizes well and Gordo forecasts I think somewhat accurately.

I suspect because of the PA location as opposed to the lost Las Vegas Show - this one may have traffic, but nothing like the past. This is mainly due to the issues stated by Frank and documented by NAPL where Newspapers since the last Wall Street collapse here in the USA have lost ~ 40% of all banners. Poof gone.

The future for this market is squarely NOT in double wide presses it is mainly in single wide presses, that print reliable color including circulars, commercial, etc.

 

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