New Detroit newspaper on hold after first week

30 Nov 2009

The Detroit Daily Press began newsstand sales November 23, anticipating home delivery the following week. On its Facebook page, however, the new paper said that lack of advertising and distribution sales have prompted publishers and founders Mark and Gary Stern to give the newspaper a six-week hiatus. 

Here’s the Fan page notice:

“Due to circumstances&nbsp

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.