Take Two for August 19, 2013

'Register' debut sparks Long Beach newspaper war

Long Beach Register

Long Beach Register

Screenshot of the debut issue of Long Beach Register.

It's not often that the newspaper industry is the subject of good news, but today, the city of Long Beach is about to become the nation's newest two-newspaper town. 

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The brand new Long Beach Register will publish its first edition — in print — today. It's a new venture from the OC Register that will challenge the Long Beach Press-Telegram on its turf.

Rick Edmonds, media business analyst at the Poynter Institute, joins the show with more. 


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