The Orange Leader: Addressing the newsprint shortage

2018 04 07

On page A7, Publisher Bobby Tingle addresses an issue in his weekly column, which the newspaper industry is facing today- a shortage of newsprint. Here we have compiled questions and answers, which will help you, further understand what we as a community are facing.

Why is newsprint (the paper your newspaper is printed on) in short supply? More than a dozen mills in the United States have stopped making newsprint in the last decade because demand for paper has declined 75 percent as large newspapers have lost readership.

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