, the declining financial fortunes
of newspapers, and the troubles
of the automobile industry are no deterrent for brothers Mark and Gary Stern, who told the Associated Press (AP) on June 9 that they plan to launch a Detroit-based daily newspaper within 60 days. The Sterns published daily newspapers in Detroit, New York, and Minneapolis when those cities' major newspapers went on strike, according to the AP.The Detroit Daily Press
will appeal to older readers and those who prefer home print delivery, Mark Stern told
the AP. The outlet will also have a Web site with summaries of news items, he added.The Detroit Free Press
and The Detroit News
, both run by the Detroit Media Partnership, downscaled
home delivery to four times a week in March.