Variety to end print edition

variety-coverPrint publications are disappearing left and right. The lastest, arguably from the left, is the Daily Variety. Daily Variety has been published for almost 80 years. The Tuesday edition will be the final print version.

The Los Angeles Times writes:

The decision shows that Daily Variety has had to grapple with the forces reshaping the industry it covers. Just as the entertainment business has had to adapt to changing media consumption habits, so have the outlets that cover it.

“They’re getting out of the buggy whip business,” said Stan Rosenfield, a veteran Hollywood publicist whose client list includes George Clooney and Robert De Niro.

Variety has set the standard for entertainment news since 1905. Since 1933, those in show business have considered Daily Variety mandatory reading.

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