Oklahoma College Newspapers Experiment With Web Ventures, Advertising

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Much like commercial newspapers, college newsrooms are facing obstacles when it comes to covering print costs and venturing into the digital world.

Earlier this month, University of Oklahoma officials announced The Oklahoma Daily would stop printing a paper during the summer and focus on its website.

The last summer break print edition will be published June 27, but the paper will resume printing in August.

“We have been talking about going to more of a digital first philosophy for awhile. Summer is just a really great time for us to try new things,” said Anne Richard, OU associate director for student media.

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