All the News that is Print to Fit

‘Tis said that the LA Times motto is “all the news that’s print to fit” (in the margins around the all of those ads). If Craigslist is going to take the news to the next level, it behooves the LAT to understand something simple: web pages can be of indeterminate length. Articles need not be edited down to fit into the 10% of the printed verrion, Hey, you could even get people to the web site by offering MORE coverage that can’t be included in the print version (“For more information visit…).
There, I just needed to get that offa my chest. My association with the LAT goes back to helping my dad deliver papers before school back in the 60’s and 70’s on his moonlightiing job.


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