The Alt-Weekly Crisis Hits Nashville. And Democracy.
By Margaret Renkl
The New York Times, 5 February 2018

No one was shocked last week when SouthComm Inc., a Nashville-based media company, announced it was selling The Nashville Scene, its flagship alternative newsweekly. SouthComm had already sold or was in the process of selling its newspapers in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Tampa and Washington. And alt-weeklies around the country have been declining for years. (more….)