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- A tumblr site dedicated to the people and places that make up Oregon and Southwest Washington.
The aper should be free.
The paper should have more original foreign news
The paper has too much advertising.
The paper piles up.
The paper should deliver printed news faster than electronic news can travel.
Folks, just read all that criticism, much of it nonsense. The "greedy"paper is, in fact, in danger of going broke. It has gone through three major shakeups from merger, to expansion to desperate cutbacks in the last three decades. In all that time it has been trying desperately to figure out what readers want, and it appears that the answer is that most people don't want to read. And they certainly don't want to read serious, complex articles.
It is no surprise Peter Bhatia can't spell out the future of daily journalism. Hell, it is going out on a limb to say there is such a thing.
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