The Columbia Journalism Review On The Pillage Of The Picayune

There’s an excellent piece in the CJR by Ryan Chittumabout how Advance Media is shuffling the deck chairs on the Titanic. It’s a must, albeit depressing, read story. It makes the Newhouses sound like practitioners of vulture capitalism. It’s an excellent image but they’re also latter day carpetbaggers decimating New Orleans’ paper of record in favor of the badly designed, user hostile web site that is NOLA.com.

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