Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A sign of the times

Paul Sullivan writes:

The newspaper industry is partially to blame for its own troubles: It has been slow and erratic in its response to the challenge of online and mobile news. You could argue it is a senseless act of wanton destruction to kill trees to publish the National Post. But the industry can hardly be blamed for the demise of the economy or that advertising revenue is drying up faster than ink on the page.

And while I admire the feistiness and pluck of the Metro chain and its commuter model, I have to wonder what happens the day the big metro dailies die.

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