TITLE

Syndicates: Comics-Page Changes Can Come at a Price

AUTHOR(S)
Moynihan, Shawn
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Editor & Publisher;May2009, Vol. 142 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the impact of newsroom budget cuts on publishing comics. It reports that major newspapers have been reducing or re-sizing their comics to adjust with the financial difficulty. Due to the responses of its readers, "The Florida Times-Union" made fewer trims of its comics section than what they expected and now saves a little over $6,800 a year in syndication fees alone. Ted Rall, president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, disagrees with reducing comics because they are popular with readers.
ACCESSION #
41538859

 

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