Local News

Sarasota’s Black newspaper struggles for survival

     It is no secret that community newspapers, hard hit by the transition from print to digital, have been further crippled by the coronavirus pandemic, as businesses dealing with their own financial viability have withdrawn advertising in droves. That is resulted in many publications implementing layoffs, furloughs, and cost-cutting measures to stay afloat until the economy — and hopefully the advertising dollar with it — rebounds. […]