Newspapers announce plans to outsource printing in September


In early September, The Advocate of Baton Rouge, Lousiana, will begin printing four south Louisiana newspapers for Gannett.   The new titles that will be printed at The Advocate include The Daily Advertiser, in Lafayette; The Daily World in Opelousas; The Town Talk in Alexandria; The Courier in Houma and Thibodaux and a number of community papers. READ MORE

The Progress-Index in Petersburg, Virginia, will shut down its printing press at the end of August and both printing and circulation will move to Richmond to be outsourced starting Sept. 1.  The change comes at a time when the newspaper is investing in its digital product, with increased editorial resources via regional partnerships, more emphasis on local enterprise reporting and improved technology. READ MORE

The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, California, is moving the paper's printing operations to its Phoenix press facility in mid-September. The company’s press facility in Phoenix is one of the largest Gannett printing sites nationwide. READ MORE


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