2 Student Newspapers Go Toe-to-Toe
Posted: 3/1/2013 | By: Richard Chang | The Sacramento Bee
A media war is brewing at UC Davis, but it doesn't involve blogs or Twitter.
It's a battle between two newspapers.
month, a group of students published the first issue of the Davis Beat,
a biweekly tabloid that competes directly with the long-standing
broadsheet student paper, the California Aggie.
Reminiscent of a bygone era when cities had competing dailies, the move
comes at a critical time for newspapers – an industry that continues to
evolve as circulation drops, advertising falls and media are consumed