Houston Voice Silenced

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Window Media has just announced it will be shutting down publication of it’s Lone Star fag-rag, The Houston Voice.

The ten-year old publishing empire bought the weekly back in 1998 and continued publishing it as such until a few months ago, when they moved to a monthly format. Rising costs and falling sales, we’re sure, had something to do with the transformation,, but apparently it didn’t stick. Editor and Publisher reports:

Window Media has published the last issue of Houston Voice, and will soon take down its Web site, a spokesperson for the largest U.S. gay newspaper chain confirmed Wednesday.

[The] folding was first reported by Press Pass Q, the online newsletter published by Rivendell Media and Q Syndicate. The newsletter said the decision to discontinue publication was “based, in part, on declining ad sales.” The Window spokesperson said there were “a myriad of reasons” the paper was folded.

Right…