Ed Driscoll

What's The Matter With The Kansas City Star?

As with most traditional newspapers, all sorts of things, Denis Boyles writes. Here’s but a sample:

Royal Typewriter. Remember? Some working at the Star won’t. Last week, Polaroid announced it was going to stop making Polaroid film. Many won’t notice. That’s how it goes in business: your old business gets ambushed in the tall grass of technology, the unthinkable happens, and if you’re smart, or just lucky, you find yourself in a whole new business. Old news=old business. An old-fashioned newspaper is like a steam loom in a ready-to-wear world. I mean, nobody truly interested in the news of the day is going to wait until tomorrow