Reading Cinemas’ ad fades to black
is in possession of a hand-written petition calling for the reinstatement of the Readings Cinema weekly advertisement in our pages which previously promoted shows and times.
Readings corporate head office – not the local cinema – made the executive decision to discontinue the advertisement.
The local cinema has also received a lot of complaints from regular movie goers who found the newspaper listing the simplest and most accessible form of finding out what’s on at the movies to organise friends for outings.
One group of women from Gilgandra would check the paper on Thursdays and then arrange to meet in Dubbo – they are annoyed as they’re not all on social media or the internet and phoning up the cinema is time consuming and hard to understand.
Dubbo Photo News has received dozens of complaints to the same but what the solution is remains to be seen. is free to the 13,000 people who choose to pick up and share our paper each week because of advertiser support. It’s moments like these the power of print media is apparent.
We hope Readings head office hears the plea of our readers and realises that not everyone uses online media to stay informed – in fact many, many people use ANSWER: SEE OUR TV+ GUIDE
Dubbo Photo News readers who would like to see the Readings Cinema’s ad reinstated, left to right, Gloria Mckeown, Fitz Mckay, Sally O’connell, Adele Oulton, Susie Lumby, Margaret Hillian, back row, Daryl Mckeown, Betty Lorrimar and Patty Gordon.