Thursday, April 27, 2006

Mangan on Singleton

Tom Mangan of the copy desk at the Mercury News and proprietor of the Busy Being Born blog has some interesting thoughts on Dean Singleton as new owner of the Merc.

Nobody has ever called me a cockeyed optimist. Well, cockeyed, but not an optimist. I have the same assume-the-worst gene as everybody else in the news biz. Sure, ol' Dean could run roughshod over the Mercury News. I don't see why he would -- heck, he called the Merc the "Crown Jewel" of Knight Ridder. People take good care of their jewels, right?

Read the whole post.


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