Seattle P-I prints last daily edition

March 17, 2009

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, after today, will be an online only paper, the latest casualty in the beleaguered newspaper business

Your newspaper died? People don’t care

March 13, 2009

I hope I’m not violating any journalistic obligations toward objectivity by calling the following piece of news from the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press rather depressing.

More government aid to newspapers

March 12, 2009

The last time I mentioned the word “bailout” in connection with newspapers, I caught my fair share of flak from the conservative blogosphere for even entertaining the notion. I also caught a few rounds from Connecticut lawmakers who thought that I was suggesting their attempt to help secure tax breaks for struggling newspapers amounted to a bailout.