- Free dailies are not new. The Metro chain first launched in this country in 2001, in Philadelphia, and it has since spread to other cities.
Thursday, May 10, 2007
COMMENTARY: Media Life Magazine. Ever heard of them? We didn't a year or so ago, and we read a lot of Web sites, magazines and newspapers. Whatever Media Life Magazine is, its stories are distributed online, and are quoted by many, but often contain glaring factual inaccuracies. You can read our rant about their ridiculous claim that Metro International invented the free daily in 1995. A bunch of other free dailies were operating in 1995 when Metro got the idea to do one of their own. Now Media Life writer Lisa Snedeker claims:
Posted by Clyde Davis at 12:16 AM