Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Business Decisions

News from Away

News:McClatchy to shutter foreign bureaus.” —Poynter (10/12/2015)

“I fear it is just a matter of time before newspapers will be considered the same as any business, a fit prize for investment by interests that do not care about the principles of good journalism.”

—C.K. McClatchy, newspaper editor/CEO, in a Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture at the University of California-Riverside, 2006 (Thanks to alert WORDster Bruce Adomeit)

Editorial Comment: Ka-ching.

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