Saturday, February 08, 2020

Dead-Tree Fact Check: Championship Souvenir Issues Can't Save Kansas City Star

We talked about this earlier in the week but Jimmy C shares some worthwhile subscriber data in order to prove our thesis correct . . . The printing press simply isn't a viable format to deliver news any longer. Here's another 1,000 words to confirm this truism:

Today's headlines: KC Star circulation continues declining, and a young man from our old neighborhood stops The Parade Chase

Will the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory save The Star? That's what a friend and blog reader asked me jokingly the other day, referring to The Star's big spike in sales of special sections and some daily editions leading up to and following the Super Bowl. We both laughed, and he answered the question with this:...

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

For those that don't or can't pay the $4.99 for the Star, the equally marxist Dos Mundos newspaper has a Chiefs souvenir edition right now for free.

Anonymous said...


Anyone who pays for the super bowl or special edition thinking it will be worth something someday is a fool. Free or not. Most people don't care about the chiefs. If you want to support these criminal punks that's your business but the paper is going down. No One Cares!

Anonymous said...

6:30AM and the Chiefs are already on your mind. How sad. Most people do support the Chiefs assclown, that’s evident. You on the other hand, nobody supports you or even likes you. That’s your real problem. The Chiefs matter and you don’t. Look into killing yourself soon, and rest assured you won’t be missed.