'Soft journalism'

Lisa Baker, a Rochester teacher, takes the P-B to task for "soft journalism" in a letter to the editor Saturday. But it wasn't because of "Sex and the City"!

Lisa's letter in part:

The history of newspapers is a dramatic, interesting chapter in modern world history...

Today, radio, television and the Internet are gradually replacing newspapers as the nation's primary information sources.

Recently, the Post-Bulletin has started to print soft journalism. Full-page photo spreads are documenting social activities in the community.


Eventually, this will undermine the newspaper's credibility and drive away the core audience. Perhaps a name change to "Post-Bulletin Publick Occurences" will soon be in order."

Because we publish a full page weekly of photos from

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