عنوان مقاله [English]
Economic problems are among the main challenges faced by Iranian newspapers. The aim of this research work is to identify the economic challenges of Iranian newspapers and ponder about the ways to tackle this chronic problem. The method used for this study is qualitative based on the Grounded Theory approach and in-depth interviews. The statistical community includes persons in charge of public and private newspapers and sample selection, by using an objective method, continued until theoretical saturation was achieved. By selecting 21 people, the research has achieved its objectives. Data analysis was done after three stages of coding (open, axial, and selective) using MAXQDA Software, and out of 188 open codes obtained, six classes of concepts were extracted and finally ten items, in order to get out of Problems were found, which are: putting media management alongside economic management, using corporate methods and integration of small newspapers, establishing protective laws and paying subsidies to private newspapers, paying attention to the cyber space and using written content based on social networks, reducing the control of the government over state owned newspapers, speeding up process of information dissemination and using new and applied technologies in the distribution system, independent production of raw and printing materials for newspapers, the use of qualified human resources, paying attention to reducing self-censorship, taking to account the fall of readers and establishing new laws for licensing newspapers.