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Taking the Local Out of Local Newspapers

by Allen Weiner  |  August 1, 2011  |  Comments Off

Hollywood has long exaggerated the persona of a newspaper editor. Lou Grant, the grumbly guy with rolled-up shirtsleeves (Lou was a TV news producer, wasn’t he?); Jason Robards as Ben Bradlee, the erudite, “You don’t have it,” sort of guy who demands perfection; even the editor in “Absence of Malice’ (portrayed by Josef Sommer) who [...]

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