The student newspaper at the University of Texas won’t have to reduce publication from five days a week to four — at least for now. But continued decline in advertising revenue could force such changes in the future at The Daily Texan unless philanthropy and other sources of revenue fill the gap.
The board that oversees the Texan and other student media at UT voted unanimously Friday to retain the current publishing schedule for the fall and spring semesters and the once-a-week summer schedule. University administrators had proposed a four-day model and online-only publishing in the summer but said they weren’t wedded to the concept.
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