The New York Observer, owned by President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, is ending its print edition, according to The New York Times.
The most recent printed edition of the weekly paper was the last one, according to chairman and chief executive officer Joseph Meyer. The site will now be web-only.
No layoffs would result from the move to all-online, Meyer said, but some freelance reporters and one editor were dismissed.
The Observer, under editor Peter W. Kaplan, employed some journalists who would go on to prominence elsewhere, such as Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter and Susan Morrison, articles editor of The New Yorker, reports the Times.
The paper published "Sex and the City," Candace Bushnell's column that became a TV series.
Meyer said the site was focusing on a national audience outside of the city, and cited the decline in print advertising that has affected the entire newspaper industry. Newspaper coverage of New York City is being cut back, as the Wall Street Journal is ending its section on Greater New York, the Times reported.
Kushner is aiding Trump's presidential transition, which Meyer said was not a factor in ceasing the print edition, according to the Times.
Media Life magazine noted that some on the Observer's staff quit over Kushner's ties to Trump.
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