newspaper http://ripr.org en Providence Phoenix says it is alive and well http://ripr.org/post/providence-phoenix-says-it-alive-and-well <p>Last week news broke that the weekly alternative paper, the Boston Phoenix, was stopping the presses after 47 years of publication. The news caught most media watchers off guard and has left some in Rhode Island wondering about the future of the Providence Phoenix. Here with insight into what happened in Boston and what’s ahead for Providence is the associate publisher of the Providence Phoenix Steve Brown.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:59:47 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 12079 at http://ripr.org Providence Phoenix says it is alive and well ProJo circulation declines again http://ripr.org/post/projo-circulation-declines-again <p>The ProJo continues to bleed print subscribers. According to the latest numbers from the Audit Bureau of Circulations, crunched by WPRI’s Ted Nesi, the daily Journal sold just 83,733 print copies on weekdays between April and Sept. 30, the period covered by the latest report. That is down by 6,352 from the figures reported 12 months ago.</p><p>On Sundays, the most lucrative advertising day of the week for newspapers, circulation dropped to 117,784, a decline of 11,240 since the September, 2011 report. Saturday circulation was also down.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:02:49 +0000 Scott MacKay 8642 at http://ripr.org