SF Chronicle ups print price

24 Nov 2008

In what may be another harbinger of the times, the San Francisco Chronicle has quietly upped the price of daily newsstand print editions of the paper from 50 cents to 75 cents, a 50 percent increase. The reason is not hard to figure out: The paper has been hit hard by free online classified Web sites, Craigslist in particular, which have decimated the Chron’s ad revenues.

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.