Saturday, October 11, 2008

How Newspapers Degrade Their Product through Frivolous Web Content

The Tennessean, which is the newspaper of record in the state capitol of Tennessee, is by far the worst big city newspaper of any large metropolitan area that I have lived near (that would include Louisville, Philadelphia, Memphis, and Dallas, in addition to Nashville. The content of their paper edition is bad enough, but with their web content they take another step down the ladder.

As an example, they now have a feature on their home page presenting a "hair history" of Michael W. Smith.

I recognize that not everything in a newspaper is hard news, but, gee.


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