John Oliver Delivers a Valentine (And a Warning) to Newspapers — But Will They Listen?

by Tom Grubisich
Local newspapers are smacked regularly for what critics call a self-inflicted death spiral. But then out of the blue there was this amazing tribute to them last week by an improbable source — John Oliver of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight.” Oliver does submit Tribune Publishing to a slow spit roasting for changing its name to “Tronc” in its pursuit of “content optimization,” and doc ...Read the full article

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