What if papers cut sports sections instead of biz sections?
Hal Morris, writing on his GrumpyEditor.com blog, wonders what would happen if newspapers cut standalone sports sections instead of business sections.
Morris wrote, “With the trend toward scattering business news bits in other sections, readers will have to hunt for latest developments in areas that contain city council coverage, obituaries, crossword puzzles and weather.
“Will standalone sports sections be next?
“Imagine the uproar from readers if sports material — including football, baseball and hockey scores — is found alongside bank robbery and lost cat stories on the bottom of page A13.”
Read more here. My guess is that will never happen.