Extra! New strategies for survival by South Carolina newspapers

July 02, 2023

The historic city of Charleston, South Carolina is home to the oldest daily newspaper in the South. Pierre Manigault, chairman of Evening Post Industries, which owns the Charleston Post and Courier, with "Sunday Morning" senior contributor Ted Koppel. Manigault said, "We see what happens when communities lose their newspapers, 'cause it's happening all around us. In South Carolina, 10 local newspapers folded their print editions back in 2020 alone. But they've joined a consortium of South Carolina papers that can expand their coverage of local news.