And why the Koch Brothers can't do anything about it, even if they buy up the Tribune papers.
The death of the Boston Phoenix may signal the approaching end of these storied city institutions. But there's also a lot more news outlets to choose from today.
For one thing, they're more interested in night clubs and restaurants.
Who does the city's newspaper really belong to? Not the Newhouses.
Across the country, newspapers are cutting their editorial boards. Here's what we lose when they disappear.