08/27/18 12:00pm
TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO
Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

In the days immediately following the 9/11 attacks, the task of memorializing the many who perished fell in some cases to those grieving multiple losses.

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08/06/16 11:00am
James Bornemeier

James Bornemeier

I was a newspaperman for 25 years at a string of some pretty good dailies, including the Los Angeles Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer, which in the 1980s, when I was there, was the third best paper in the country.

They are both embarrassments now, pummeled by a market transformed by the internet and a series of unwise sales to buyers who thought some money could be wrung from them. That they still publish at all is something of a miracle since traditional revenue streams have all but dried up. (more…)