Blame COVID or your smart phone. Fact is: More papers are kaput across the nation
Locally, an army of trucks paid to drive all over this cowtown in order to deliver two day old talking points from some DNC intern can't be REALLY helping anybody.
Accordingly, one of our BEST & BRIGHTEST READERS shares a bit insight as an East coast news outlet shares perspective about their print operations shutting down . . .
“Local news reporting is becoming more and more difficult to maintain as a viable business operation,” Cawley said. “The business model we have consistently adhered to for almost 30 years has been to myopically focus on quality local news generation, assuming readership and advertising would become a natural byproduct of our efforts.
“To date, it has worked for us,” he added.
It "works" right up until the point wherein readers start to discover that one blog is just as good as the next . . . For the most part and not discounting the power of cleavage and fart jokes as relayed by a rapidly aging Latino hipster and amateur plumber.
But I digress and will only note that other more widely celebrated local hack blogs that get talk show appearances are busy this morning writing up deli openings whilst we break down the news with a vicious fury that sometimes needs a safeword when things get too real . . .
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
Media The Transcript TAB, a weekly newspaper serving four Boston neighborhoods, has, like many of its fellow publications, officially entered a digital-only future. The print edition of the TAB, which serves West Roxbury, Roslindale, and Allston/Brighton, ceased on Dec. 1, according to WickedLocal, the newspaper's online home.
To be fair, the Kansas City Star figured out how to stop crime this morning . . . But I'm unwilling to give into their paywall demands in order to read the solution . . .
OPINION AND COMMENTARY Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters. It's been a particularly violent time of late. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas calls the city's homicides "insanity," and "a substantial challenge to the future of our city."
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