SF Chronicle on last legs

The San Francisco Chronicle looks like it might go down. The always-informed Newsosaur analyses the financial plight of the Chron on his blog. Shame; but its economics are truly grim and have been for some years.

The Rocky Mountain News is no more; Denver has only one paper, and other cities are following. “Owner E.W. Scripps is closing Colorado’s oldest newspaper, two months shy of its 150th anniversary. I write those words with a deep sigh, as I used to work for the Rocky, and consider my experience there essential to my development both as an online journalist and online entrepreneur,” writes Robert Niles at OJR.

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