In the latest phase of the current big budget cut, many Gannett newspapers are rolling out thinner papers, starting tomorrow. Sections are being combined, features moved around -- or eliminated altogether.
Cincinnati Enquirer Publisher Margaret Buchanan offers the best spin so far. After reeling off a litany of changes in a nearly 600-word (!) note to readers on page one today, M.B. writes: "These changes are not because we have an audience problem, but rather are to meet the revenue challenges we, like many other businesses and families, face."