The newspaper industry has changed
June 18, 2020
The 118 year-old Wrangell Sentinel has seen a lot of change during its existence.
Due to our coverage of a small and compact community and the ongoing trust of our readers, we have fared better than many in the industry.
Larger metropolitan size papers can survive on subscription revenue, and in some cases, significant income from the sale of corporate assets like multi-acre sized printing facilities.
Smaller papers continue to require a mixture of advertising revenue from retailers and subscription income from readers.
In the case of the Sentinel, our page count has dropped by 100 since 20...