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This George Will column on the woes of newspapers isn’t anything new to our readers. But his punchline may become my new standard answer when I’m asked "Why won’t the incumbent dailies just copy you?":

The future of the big media that the young have abandoned is not
certain. But do you remember when an automobile manufacturer,
desperately seeking young customers, plaintively promised that its cars
were "not your father’s Oldsmobile"? Do you remember Oldsmobiles?

Mike Orren is the Chief Product Officer of The Dallas Morning News; President of Belo Business Intelligence; husband to Crystal Orren; and a Mungarian at Munger Place Church in Dallas, TX. All opinions herein are mine alone.