Harrison, Jay deserve a big congratulation
June 11, 2020
Too often we are accused of 'sensationalizing' bad news to sell newspapers. Granted, drugs, sex and violence sell more newspapers than other stories, but is that a reflection on us or on you, the reader?
We talked to a group once and said we could have a story that General Motors was opening a plant in Escambia County, Ala., and would employ 5,000 people and our rack sales would drop. If we run a story about a preacher abusing a little boy, we'll run out of papers.
We try our best to give a balance. This week is a perfect example. In today's newspaper we have a story on the front page about...