The Last Word? Rolling with the punches…

“It’s really kind of sad that at a time when the threat to information and democracy is at its highest … that that’s the time when we have a smaller staff. That’s not good. Anything you lose now from this point – whether it’s one reporter or you’re talking about entire organizations going out of business and creating news deserts – it’s just many times worse.”

— Editor Joe Tarica, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo, in “The newspaper shuffle: Journalism is changing and so is local news” (New Times)