Daily Dispatch Weekend Edition carries a fine blend of news and features with a strong focus on lifestyle and leisure content. Readers choose this title to catch up on the week’s news, when they have more time to focus in-depth on stories. While the local coverage draws them in, they also like keeping abreast of national and international events. The entertainment section is key component of their Saturday read. Readers are loyal and trust the paper.
Saturday Dispatch readers read this title mostly to be informed, and to be able to communicate and interact. Local knowledge is important to allow a sense of well-being and belonging within the Eastern Cape community. Family and parenting is very important to these readers, as well as region’s environment and the lifestyle it supports.
Sources: PAMS 2019 ABC Jan-Mar 2020 Narrative April 2020