Thursday, October 29, 2009

'Cause You Can't Keep Unemployed St. Louis Journos Down, We Present the New Globe-Democrat

This used to be a two daily town. In the morning came the conservative-leaning St. Louis Globe-Democrat. In the afternoon, the liberal-leaning St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

​Then came a joint-operating agreement, in which the two papers agreed to share some costs and expenses. But even that wasn't enough to save the Globe-Democrat. It last put out a paper in 1986 -- October 29, 1986, to be specific.

Now 23 years later (to the date), comes the announcement that the G-D will return as a web-only publication with some old familiar faces -- including the paper's former baseball reporter Rob Rains.


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