Star Search: Hot Off the Presses – a Month After the Fact

Talk about slow news days…

Forget about the hundreds of layoffs at the Kansas City Star the past few years – mine included – Mondays have always been sleepy when it comes to reporting local news. That’s because for all it’s might – and the Star is still plenty mighty – the newspaper continues to suit up but a skeleton staff of lottery losers on weekends. Which renders the Monday edition pretty much a throw away day outside of sports .

Monday’s front page filler, for example, includes a meaningless photo from the Chiefs win, a day old New York Times story and a pair of filler fluff pieces from

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2 Responses to Star Search: Hot Off the Presses – a Month After the Fact

  1. Anonymous says:

    Burman Dinstow
    And today, Tuesday, the top story on the front page of the Star is a report about college loans and dropouts. The study was released two weeks ago…the news release even appeared on kansascity.com on Oct. 11. I guess it’s news to the folks who get their information only from the KC Star that is thrown on their lawns….but for the rest of us in the 21st century, it seemed like we were being sold some stale bread this morning.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Rockyroad
    dito, agreed Burman.

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