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Deseret News Transitioning To Weekly, Monthly Print Delivery Operations

Oct 27, 2020, 12:32 PM | Updated: 11:49 pm

From our news partners at the Deseret News:

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Building on its 170-year legacy, the Deseret News today detailed its vision for a bright future continuing as a news leader locally and expanding nationally. Utah’s oldest news organization plans to focus on in-depth journalism and commentary that will have more meaning in a changing world.

“The changes we are embarking upon are ground-breaking. I believe that some of our early pioneer publishers would be very pleased as we forge a new path, just like they did,” said Deseret News President and Publisher Jeff Simpson. “A polarized world needs a voice like Deseret News. We are now reaching millions of digital readers outside the confines of local paper routes, exponentially expanding our digital audience.”

Early next year, the newspaper will transition from daily print delivery to two new printed offerings — a reimagined weekly newspaper retaining the Deseret News moniker and a new monthly news magazine called Deseret. The Church News will continue in weekly print. Digital delivery will continue uninterrupted.

For more information on Tuesday’s announcement, visit the Deseret News online.

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Deseret News Transitioning To Weekly, Monthly Print Delivery Operations