What to do for kindling?
Oh yeah, the Times.
Tuesday, Mar 17 2009 | Author and
The Seattle Post-Intellingencer
it will print its last edition today, Tuesday,
March 17, ending a 146-year run. The paper's
owner, the Hearst Corporation, said the P-I will
become the nation's largest daily newspaper to
shift entirely online. Hearst's decision to
abandon the print product in favor of a Web-only
version is the first for a large American
newspaper, raising questions about whether the
company can make money in a medium where others
have come up short. Seattle follows Denver in
becoming the second major city this year to lose
a daily newspaper. The Rocky Mountain News
closed after its owner, E.W. Scripps Co.,
couldn't find a buyer. In Arizona, Gannett Co.'s
Tucson Citizen is set to close Saturday, leaving
one newspaper in that city.
-posted by Justin