The Philadelphia Inquirer got an idea from the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune – focus on the good stuff, too. In April, the Inquirer will launch a new Sunday print section (yes, you read that correctly) that focuses on the solutions, stories and people making the region better.
It’s called The UpSide, and it was Inspired by Strib’s Inspired, which launched last year. The Strib’s standalone print section comes out on Saturdays and had two sponsors in its first year. Digital stories from the section bring in a total of between 100,000 and 200,000 pageviews a month. And the beat tends to “be strongest with engaging local readers, retaining local subscribers and engaging online readers,” said Suki Dardarian, the Star Tribune’s managing editor and vice president, in an email.
Read the full article from Poynter: Good news: These newspapers added a print section on good news