Thursday, January 24, 2008

When the News is the News

San Francisco Chronicle
The media like reporting on themselves almost as much as local television newscasts love a good fire. Who doesn't want to know that Dennis Richmond is retiring as the anchor for the 10 O'clock News on KTVU? Who doesn't want to know that Phil Bronstein is not going to be the editor of The Chronicle anymore? Who doesn't, indeed.

All right, I admit I'm very interested in Phil's story, but that's because I used to work there and I know him. But the masses of other people, do they really care? I haven't seen the newspaper itself today, so I'm not sure how it'll be played, but let me guess. If the story isn't on the front page itself, it'll be referenced with a picture and a reefer to the Business section.

There's no point to this post. But I don't ever let that stop me.


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