Friday, July 22, 2016
UCF student publication ends operations after 48 years
By Monivette Cordeiro
on Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 6:08 AM
it will print its final issue Aug. 4.
The Central Florida Future
had a weekly circulation of 14,000 and is owned by the daily newspaper Florida Today
, which is owned by Gannett Company. It was recently named a national finalist by the Society of Professional Journalists for "Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper."
"The recent investments Gannett has been making to build out the USA TODAY Network nationally and in the state of Florida have created new demands for our time and attention,” says Jeff Kiel, the company's regional president, according to CFF
The student newspaper reports its full-time employees will be relocated to the Florida Today.
After almost five decades of publication, a student newspaper at the University of Central Florida