You get what you pay for
David Simon said yesterday at USC that the only way to save newspapers is to charge for online subscriptions. But he doesn't think it will happen. I'll have more on his talk later.
Meantime, the Los Angeles Times begins the next phase of its amputation therapy. As expected, a few Washington Bureau reporters are among those taking the buyout.
Also, Kevin Roderick of LA Observed will talk about the intersection of blogging, journalism, reporting and opinion today at 2:30 p.m. on KCRW. Details are here. Guests include a blogger reporter, a blogger professor and a blogger media critic. Can you tell me which discipline of reporting is missing from the lineup?