Navel-gazing earns a bump in publicity whilst likely driving away subscribers in droves amid an era when advertising dollars aren't sustaining the declining print biz.
Nevertheless, the dead-tree media operation continues to DIE BY WAY OF ENCOURAGEMENT as news outlets with more secure funding celebrate the divisive self-involved coverage.
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One of the Midwest's most influential newspapers apologized Sunday for what its top editor described as decades of racist coverage of Kansas City. In a letter to readers, Mike Fannin, who has been the Kansas City Star's editor since 2008, wrote that the newspaper "disenfranchised, ignored and scorned generations of Black Kansas Citians.