The Chicago Tribune will now include 40 to 44 extra pages each week- more total news than five years ago. Importantly, the newsstand price of the print edition will remain unchanged, and home-delivery subscribers will continue getting discounts off the newsstand price.
"We've added depth, dimension and range to the Chicago Tribune to meet the expectations of our most loyal readers," said Gerould Kern, Senior Vice President and Editor. "The Tribune remains focused on Chicago-area news and investigative reporting, and we've strengthened the newspaper for readers who are most interested in the news and love their daily experience with the newspaper."
Here's a preview of what readers will find over the next week:
•12 more full Business news pages per weekChicagoTribune.com has re-launched now highlighting breaking news. Consumers come to ChicagoTribune.com to find out what's going on in Chicago. The new site will make it easier for them to find the breaking news they are looking for, including a new breaking entertainment section. With easy-to-scan sections, the site will be easier to navigate for a more satisfying browsing experience.
•10 more full Nation & World news pages per week
•6 more full Chicagoland news pages per week.
•4 more full Opinion and Perspective section pages per week.
•Monday thru Saturday Live! becomes A&E (Arts & Entertainment) with 10 more full news pages each week.
•On Thursdays, the Play section becomes Dining.
•2 more full Sunday section pages each week.
•On Wednesdays, Chicagoland Extra becomes Chicagoland Health & Family.
"The site is complementary to our print edition and now highlights breaking news and a ribbon to emphasize news from today's newspaper," said Bill Adee, Vice President of Digital Development and Operations. "With the support of the largest newsroom in the Midwest, ChicagoTribune.com is the destination for relevant, timely news and information for Chicagoans."