One step foward, one decade backward

One step foward, one decade backward

: Adrian Holovaty took out after the Missourian’s PDFy online misstep and now Vin Crosbie piles on.

  • http://blogs.rny.com/sbw/ sbw

    At the very least, before piling on, you should consider the economic reasons for offering a PDF version. A full PDF would allow a newspaper to qualify the download as circulation under the rules of the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) — and circulation profoundly affects the advertising rate a newspaper can charge.
    So, allow the newspaper to offer both a PDF and an internet version and let it rest.