DNA to shut down Mumbai and Ahmedabad print editions

The publication said it will now be 'focussing on its online brand which has grown manifold in the digital space'

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Oct 9, 2019 1:52 PM Updated: Oct 9, 2019 2:12 PM

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Daily News and Analysis (DNA) on Wednesday announced that it will be shutting down its print editions in Mumbai and Ahmedabad. In February this year, the Zee Media Group-owned English daily shut down the Delhi edition. The Pune and Bengaluru editions were shut in 2014.

Announcing the decision in an ad in the newspaper, it was said DNA will be focussing on its online brand which has grown “manifolds in the digital space”.

It said that its “readers especially the younger audience preferred reading on their mobile phones.  “We thank each one of you for the print readership over the past 14 years. The print publication for Mumbai and Ahmedabad will be ceased effective 10th October 2019, Thursday till further notice,” read the announcement.

Talking about the development, a former editor of the newspaper shared, “They conducted a town hall meeting to update their existing employees about the news of shutdown.”

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