A Seattle Times reader describes what happened when he called to cancel his subscription because of the paper’s political ads.
You know, she said, a great way to register your complaint — and a lot of subscribers are doing this — is to suspend your subscription during the campaign season and then restart it after the election. No, I said, I want to cancel.
* facebook.com/mmatassa | Earlier: Paper’s ad campaign “takes the cake” (jimromenesko.com)
* DNAInfo.com Chicago editor quits just as the site is about to launch. (timeoutchicago.com)
* U-T San Diego fails to disclose owner’s connection to anti-Obama documentary. (sdcitybeat.com)
* Tina Brown: “The Daily Beast is on fire with its traffic. We have proved all those naysayers wrong.” (npr.org)
* NYT public editor: Is Mark Thompson the right person for the Times Co. CEO job at this point? (nytimes.com)
* You won’t see Bob Schieffer’s “Obama bin Laden” slip in the CBS News transcript. (politicker.com)
* A $3.725 million grant for the Center for Health Reporting. (centerforhealthreporting.org)
* Judd Apatow to guest-edit Vanity Fair’s first-ever comedy issue. (vanityfair.com)
* The “Today’s Front Pages” for college newspapers is calling it quits next week. (collegefrontpage.com)