Free Dailies Get New National Ad Network

april 1, 2004  09:34 am
In another sign that commuter and youth papers are not a fleeting industry fad, free dailies now have their own national rep firm. Fittingly, perhaps, the Free Daily Newspaper Network (FDNN) launched today is headed by a former publisher of the Metro commuter dailies that spurred mainstream publishers in many cities to create their own free quick-read papers: James McDonald, now president of Journal Newspapers, which circulate in suburbs of Washington, D.C.