The Project for Excellence in Journalism has released its report on the state of the news media. This link will take you straight to the newspaper segment, but there are others that deal with various media, including on line. It's a glum report as far as print is concerned. No surprise. But I recommend it to some of our critics who delight in pointing to a personal grievance here or there that is to blame for the kind of troubles that led to newsroom layoffs last year. The fact it, the trends are national, and our numbers do not represent an aberration.
A Matter of Opinion is really a matter of three opinions – those held by the people responsible for the opinion pages of The Spokesman-Review. Check in regularly to find out what they’re up to, what they think and where they differ and to joust with them if you want.