Chicago Trib’s print job classifieds: one page only

26 Nov 2008

How many pages of job ads did the Chicago Tribune carry yesterday? One. That’s it.

Now to be fair, the Trib scaled back its weekday print help-wanted classifieds earlier this year to emphasize its online ads. Still, the paper said it would still run two or three pages of help-wanted liners in a spreadsheet-like manner with Web IDs directing readers to the onl

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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.