Sunday’s Column – We Can’t Please Everyone

May 19, 2013 by

I recently had quite a pleasant email exchange with a spry and delightful young 81-year-old. At first, she was not happy and let me...

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How Print-First Is Working Out

Apr 15, 2009 by

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune recently started a new experiment of holding certain stories for its print edition first. Alan Mutter...

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Why Should I Buy A (Print) Newspaper?

Apr 2, 2009 by

I don’t know. And now I’ve said it. And it sucks saying it because it was my life for roughly a quarter of a...

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Wise Words No. 2 (Text Messages)

Mar 26, 2009 by

Note to self – if you’re going to “follow” sites like The Drudge Report and Newser on Twitter and get updates...

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Geeks And Dead Trees

Mar 22, 2009 by

So any one can start a blog. But does that qualify them as “journalists?” And more importantly, whom can, or should, you...

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No Newspaper? One-Third Won’t Care

Mar 12, 2009 by

And isn’t that just some cheery news to offset all the negatives – newspapers shutting down, massive layoffs, bankruptcy,...

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