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SF Chronicle May Fold
Power Line ^ | February 24th | John

Posted on 02/25/2009 12:36:33 PM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing

The collapse of the newspaper industry continues apace; now it's the San Francisco Chronicle that is likely to be sold or even closed down in a matter of months. This follows Sunday's bankruptcy filing by the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News, just two and a half years after investors paid more than $500 million for the company.

We've known for a while that the newspaper industry is in desperate trouble, but it didn't occur to us until recently that it may be a leading indicator.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biasmeanslayoffs; dbm; democrats; drivebymedia; dyingdinosaurs; enemedia; msm; newspapers; obama; obamamaniamedia; obamedia; printmedia; sfchronicle; teflon; trysellingthetruth
Yet another layer of Obama's teflon is about to be removed.
1 posted on 02/25/2009 12:36:34 PM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Can’t happen fast enough,,, may the nyslimes be right behind.


2 posted on 02/25/2009 12:37:35 PM PST by Mmogamer (<This space for lease>)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
Die, DIE, DIE.
3 posted on 02/25/2009 12:38:42 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The New York Times isn’t far behind...if not ahead.

It will be a red letter day when the chains ans siezure notices are put on all the doors of the Red Rag Hag, (formerly known as the Old Grey Lady).


4 posted on 02/25/2009 12:40:06 PM PST by DGHoodini (God's gonna getcha!)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The irony is that the paper is located in a city that wants everything for free.


5 posted on 02/25/2009 12:40:52 PM PST by max americana
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

6 posted on 02/25/2009 12:41:26 PM PST by Nick Danger (www.swiftvets.com)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

My horoscope today said, “Good news is a’comin”. And it was right.


7 posted on 02/25/2009 12:41:38 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Mmogamer

Ad $ down because their boy talked down the economy.

“tis an ill wind indeed that blows no good.”


8 posted on 02/25/2009 12:42:31 PM PST by dblshot
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Isn’t the SF Chronicle more conservative then the SacBee?


9 posted on 02/25/2009 12:42:31 PM PST by edcoil (Slave owners could justify themselves too. Think about it Arnold.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
You mean writing a left wing socialist newspaper that no one wants to read with insanely expensive union labor contracts is not a viable business model...?
10 posted on 02/25/2009 12:42:57 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: edcoil

Hillary Clinton was/is more conservative than Barack Obama.

?

:-)


11 posted on 02/25/2009 12:43:44 PM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing (Fairness doctrine = Red Herring. Localism is the real threat)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

NY Slimes first, please!


12 posted on 02/25/2009 12:44:00 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The only reason I ever subscribed to the Chron was the Sunday crossword, which I think was simply compied from the NYT. And that subscription expired back in 1993. I’ve been online ever since and have never needed a newspaper. The only value of any newspaper of my acquaintance was that my current job was listed in the local paper.

BTW, I interviewed for a spot at the paper. I didn’t get it. Guess I was overqualified (I could add).


13 posted on 02/25/2009 12:44:25 PM PST by BelegStrongbow (The 'Stimulus' is a three-fold sin and every fold in it is mortal.)
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To: edcoil
Isn’t the SF Chronicle more conservative then the SacBee?

In a Stalin vs. Mao sort of way...
14 posted on 02/25/2009 12:44:31 PM PST by BikerJoe
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Well fold already.


15 posted on 02/25/2009 12:52:36 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

This is not difficult, keep feeding the left/rats and they are the only ones who will buy these rags


16 posted on 02/25/2009 12:54:59 PM PST by italianquaker ( Something stinks in DC, oh it is just B.O)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

This makes me sooooo sad....NOT!


17 posted on 02/25/2009 12:57:54 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: max americana
The irony is that the paper is located in a city that wants everything for free...

...and in an area that gave birth and development to the technology that fuels the Internet.

18 posted on 02/25/2009 1:00:11 PM PST by TexasNative2000 (Obamamania - not terminal, but, sadly, it does have to run its four-year course.)
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To: TexasNative2000

I thought Al Gore invented the internet?


19 posted on 02/25/2009 1:03:51 PM PST by max americana
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

I hope there is no bailout of the tree killers =o)


20 posted on 02/25/2009 1:13:23 PM PST by GeronL (Hey, won't you be my Face Book friend??)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Maybe we should buy it. I’ll kick in a twenny. Naturally I’d want full editorial control...heh heh...


21 posted on 02/25/2009 1:24:20 PM PST by Billthedrill
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Let’s be careful what we hope for. If the NY Times goes down, then I fully expect the leftists to create a new “national” newspaper, funded by the gubmint, of course, to take its place. PRAVDA, American Style.


22 posted on 02/25/2009 1:27:18 PM PST by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: edcoil
Isn’t the SF Chronicle more conservative then the SacBee?

NO.

They are a Bizzaro world newspaper, no relationship to the real world whatsoever.

23 posted on 02/25/2009 1:35:28 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Welcome to the Obama-Democrat Depression.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

They can’t go out of business soon enough, in my opinion.

I hope the Mercury News is next.

Both are anti-American, anti-family, anti-capitalist tools of our enemies.

Their bias is every bit as blatant in their articles as it is in their editorials.

BANKRUPT the ENEMEDIA!


24 posted on 02/25/2009 2:04:39 PM PST by EasySt ( Fold Here! Fold Now! (Free Republic Folders)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
San Francisco Chronicle's opinion: Recession is Good for the Planet.
Bu-bye, SF Chronicle!
 
25 posted on 03/12/2009 8:09:30 AM PDT by counterpunch (Kenya has two presidents. America has Zero.)
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