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Video: Print or digital, you deserve the best of both


LANSING, Ill. (March 17, 2023) – The March print edition of The Lansing Journal arrived in [most] Lansing mailboxes this week, marking the culmination of a heavy investment of time, energy, and money. In this week’s video, Journal Publisher Melanie Jongsma and Managing Editor Josh Bootsma share their thoughts about that print investment and new digital investments they want to make:

Key takeaway

We put a lot of work into the print issue, and that’s important, and people appreciate it. But our email and website are what serve people every day, so we don’t want to take that for granted.

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Have a video topic you’d like Josh and Melanie to discuss? They are open to suggestions. Email your ideas to [email protected], and they will both receive them.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.


  1. Great video as usual Melanie and Josh ! Love the idea of bigger print and look forward to the podcast; also if yoe could fix the save me my name emsil for the browserwould be great. All in sll you are doing a fine job ! Keep it up. Looking forward to the police blotter since their is no more scanner due to didgital. It ws expensive but I got a couple of didgital radios that get everything ! Again thanks for a job well done !


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