I’d like to thank the staff of The Telegram for continuing to deliver a good product day after day with plenty of detail that the other local media outlets don’t provide.
It’s telling though, that I am can usually finish the daily edition within 20 minutes and the Weekend within an hour compared to double that time five years ago.
Not that I am reading any quicker — rather, I feel that the content continues to decline with each passing month.
Even the Saturday car guide has been reduced to a shadow of its former self, as columns from Malcolm Gunn and other syndicated Wheelbase stories are no longer there.
I’m also missing “Click and Clack” and the pre-owned section. Haulin’ Asphalt was a fun column, too; any chance of Ken Simmons picking that one up again?
There is no doubt that the newspaper business has changed immensely over the last decade. I hope that Telegram owner SaltWire Network recognizes the fact that reducing content in our newspapers will only erode readership and circulation further.