Times’ New Local Section Hits Inboxes, Is Predictable

Today The Times is showing off its “overwhelming” advantage in local news. The new quasi-section “New York Today” just arrived in my inbox, and it looks like what you’d expect.

There are headings for News, Features, Business, Sports, Music, and Opinion, with a sidebar for the Scoop, Books of the Times (Remnick reviewed!), and listings.

Whether an email newsletter that’s packaged like a local section can effectively compete with the Journal‘s impending print version remains to be seen. If not, there’s always the private schools beat and those new features.

 

Times’ New Local Section Hits Inboxes, Is Predictable