Saturday, January 12, 2008

"We don’t know if it will last forever"

Michael Miner's Hot Type column this week (the last good reason to still read the Chicago Reader) looks inside the Chicago Tribune through the eyes of the paper's rank-and-file. With its profiles of a guy who hands out the free commuter paper, of two men who drive paper routes, and of a foreign correspondent, it's well worth a read, if for no other reason than as an artifact of the end-of-days of the traditional newspaper business.