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Chicago Tribune, six other papers drop Associated Press

Posted: January 2, 2013 |   Comments

The Chicago Tribune has announced that starting in January, the Chicago-based paper and several other Tribune-owned papers will be dropping the Associated Press as its chief wire service.

Along with the Chicago paper, six other Tribune-owned papers will also be dropping the AP. Those papers are the Baltimore Sun; the Orlando Sentinel; the South Florida Sun-Sentinel; the Hartford Courant; the Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania; and theDaily Press of Newport News, Virginia.

This news is unsurprising as the Tribune had already started to scale back use of the AP. As far back as 2008 the Trib began using Reuters' American wire content.
Long-time Chicago media watcher Robert Feder says that switching to Reuters could save the Tribune as much as $5 million a year.

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