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State of Community Newspapers in Houston

State of Community Newspapers in Houston

recycling-689575-mWe’ve heard about the woes facing publishing – notable newspapers have shifted to online services, reducing or eliminating their print editions. Long-standing magazines have ceased publication. But as major papers and magazines scale back or disappear, how are Houston’s local community papers doing? Are they picking up the slack? Expanding? Surviving?

On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the state of community papers in Houston with the publisher of five Houston community newspapers, the publisher of the Houston Sun, and a professor of communication at the University of Houston.