The State of the Times

By Sandeep Kaushik January 30, 2009

I emailed the Seattle Times corporate spokesperson Jill Mackie to ask about what I was hearing, and whether the Times expects to continue publishing a print edition whether or not the company files for bankruptcy.  She responded as follows: 

To be honest, I think there are so many rumors and it seems to be a great deal of speculation. The Times does not anticipate the end to a print newspaper in the foreseeable future. The current environment is very challenging for us, as it is for newspapers nationally, and for the broader economy.  The near term challenge is to get through this deep recession so that we can continue for the long term to serve the community with the quality of journalism they deserve whether in print, online, or via new, not yet imagined, technologies.  

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