Save The Plain Dealer
  • Petitioned The dismantling of Cleveland's only newspaper

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The dismantling of Cleveland's only newspaper

Save The Plain Dealer

    1. Save The Plain Dealer Plain Dealer Guild Local One
    2. Petition by

      Save The Plain Dealer Plain Dealer Guild Local One

      Cleveland

Our city could become the largest in the country without a daily paper.
Our parent company, Advance Publications, has begun a series of radical changes in the markets where it operates newspapers, with the intent of focusing its efforts online. Our sister papers in New Orleans, Michigan, Alabama, Syracuse and Harrisburg will be published three days a week or less. Advance is laying off half or more of those papers’ reporters, editors and photographers -- the people who bring you the news.
Advance hasn’t revealed its plans for Cleveland. But The Plain Dealer could be next.
You might not agree with everything you read in The PD. And yes, we know that our coverage in some areas is not as comprehensive as in the past. Cutbacks already have taken a toll. But think about Greater Cleveland without a daily newspaper, and without a large enough staff of experienced journalists to report the news on-line and in print, seven days a week. Blogs, tweets and briefs can’t tell the whole story.
This isn't just about jobs. Sure, we want to keep ours. But what we really want to maintain is a vibrant, committed newspaper. Cleveland needs that, and deserves it.
We’re asking everyone to subscribe, to advertise, to support our advertisers -– and to tell Steven Newhouse and Advance Publications not to do to Cleveland what they’ve done to other cities.

 

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    • Steve Hamilton LYNDHURST, OH
      • 3 months ago

      i'VE BEEN READING IT FOR 72 YEARS AND I MISS ON MON, TUES & THURS.

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    • BOB GAITHER AKRON, OH
      • 4 months ago

      detailed info. politics and sports

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    • Maddie Gaither CLEVELAND, OH
      • 4 months ago

      Newspapers (...and journalism in general) matter!

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    • Dawn Derry CLEVELAND, OH
      • 5 months ago

      The Plain Dealer is an awesome newspaper . i look fprward to reading it every day and turning page after page of good information!!

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    • Jennifer Moore LORAIN, OH
      • 8 months ago

      The newspaper is a lifeline to Our Community. If it wasn't for the reporters Leila and Rachael we would never have had changes be made that are forthcoming. God Bless all of the brave journalist who report the TRUTH.

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