Pioneer Press won't be outsourcing their copy desk, for now
Singleton's made footprints in India, too. But he says some of the things he talked about a couple of months ago won't be coming to fruition -- in the near term, at least."We are doing pre-press work in India and have been doing it for more than two years -- and it's worked very well," Singleton says. "We've explored outsourcing copy editing and page makeup in India, too, but we probably won't do that. I think we're finding we can consolidate within our newspapers and get the same savings we can offshore. We probably won't put any news operations there -- and we weren't talking about reporting and editing. We were talking about copy editing and page design, and I think we've found we can do it just as well ourselves here."Would we do it if it made a lot of sense?" he asks. "Sure we would. It doesn't mean we're going to -- but we're not alone in thinking about it. I happened to be the one giving the speech, but virtually every newspaper company in America is exploring the same thing."