Press problem delays paper delivery
Mon., Sept. 29, 2014
A press system problem delayed the delivery of The Spokesman-Review on Saturday and Sunday, and some subscribers received incomplete editions Sunday.
The newspaper was working to resolve the problem to ensure timely delivery of today’s print edition.
“We are very sorry for the inconvenience that our press delay caused, particularly of the length we experienced on Sunday, which is extremely rare,” said Kathleen Coleman, director of sales and marketing.
“Some readers asked via social media why we did not hold our independent contractor carriers to deliver the newspaper in a more complete form instead of sending sections as they became available on Sunday,” Coleman said. “For a number of carriers, delivery of The Spokesman-Review is a part-time position. Many carriers finish delivery routes, then report to other jobs.”
Readers can make sure they don’t miss anything from the weekend editions by going to The-e, the digital print replica of The Spokesman-Review’s print edition. It includes special features such as the ability to enlarge text, search, email to a friend and more.
The-e is available free of charge until midnight tonight. Go to http://spokesmanreview.wa.newsmemory.com.
“We hope subscribers know that our commitment to getting your newspapers delivered on time remains paramount,” Coleman said.
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