Folio Weekly

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Folio Weekly
TypeAlternative weekly
FormatTabloid
FoundedApril 1987
Websitehttps://folioweekly.com

Folio Weekly is an alternative weekly newspaper published in Jacksonville, Florida. It covers topics such as politics, lifestyle, and entertainment.[1]

It is the largest and most influential alternative paper in Northeast Florida and is distributed in Duval, St. Johns and Clay.[1]

History[edit]

The newspaper was founded in April 1987.[2]

It was a member of the Association of Alternative Newsmedia and had won multiple AAN Awards. The paper had a circulation of 15,000 - 20,000 as of February 2019.[3]

It was recently acquired by Boldland Press, Inc. Attorney John Michael Phillips has been linked to the ownership group.

In March 2021, it was converted into a monthly newspaper due to lack of revenue.[4] It has since began to publish twice a month.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Folio Weekly shuts down after 33 years | Jax Daily Record". Jacksonville Daily Record - Jacksonville, Florida. May 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "FOLIO Weekly Shuts Down Due To 'Economic Freefall' Brought On By Coronavirus". WJCT News. May 5, 2020.
  3. ^ "Folio Weekly". Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Archived from the original on 2006-10-15. Retrieved 2007-01-19.
  4. ^ https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2020/05/06/inside-folio-weeklys-decision-to-shut-down.html[bare URL]

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