By: Jim Brown, Jim Brown's Common Sense
Newspapers are in trouble all across America. A recent ax to fall is in New Orleans where The Times-Picayune has cut back to publishing three days a week. The reason is simple economics. Since Katrina in 2005, The Times-Picayune daily circulation has dropped by more than half, from 261,000 subscriptions to a current low of 106,000.
New Orleans has become the largest city in America without a daily newspaper. Other cities that have announced the same trend include Ann Arbor, Michigan, as well as three cities in Alabama -......