Archive for December 23rd, 2009

McClatchy nemesis no longer watching

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

McClatchy Watch, the popular, right-leaning, McClatchy-loathing blog, has come to an end, its author, Kevin Gregory, announced today.

He has run the site for 27 months and for the past several months averaged 2,000 hits on weekdays and about half that on weekends, he says. But he’s had enough and has “more responsibilities at work and … plans for more time with my family.”

We appreciate him for linking to posts at The Medium, The Message on occasion and for adding us to his site’s list of media links.

Today’s top news: $5 off at CVS

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

In what is surely a first, The News & Observer has run a front-page gatefold, an extension of a full-page advertisement on the back of a section that wraps around part of the front, this one obscuring 1A news and headlines.