Posts Tagged ‘Media Consolidation’

None of Your Business

It was a telling moment when Mitt Romney said that niggling little things like the massive income inequality that’s turned out so phenomenally well, for him anyway, ought only be discussed in “Quiet rooms,” where, presumably, the servants couldn’t hear. ¬† It seems that after the recent unpleasantness, the rich are hurriedly drawing the portieres [...]

Book saloon: “knightfall,” by davis merritt

UPDATE: ¬†This morning, McClatchy announced that it would cut 1600 jobs, or 15% of its workforce. Telling a depressingly familiar story now playing out across America, Davis Merritt, in his excellent book “Knightfall,” outlines the bottom line driven collapse of the Knight newspaper chain after its merger with Ridder, (both now debt-laden and ailing subsidiaries [...]