P-I to readers: “We’re damned sorry we won’t be here in print to cover you”

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
“When our kids and your kids make this place even better than it is now. When the Mariners win the World Series,” writes P-I managing editor David McCumber. “It’s been a hell of a ride, from Skid Road to the SLUT, from the Great Fire to the Kindle, the first edition to the last deadline in a gut-punched newsroom, and we never wanted to see it end.” || Cartoonist David Horsey‘s farewell to the print P-I. || Dealing with the last deadline.
> “There was sadness, but also a strong feeling of release”
> Online P-I “will offer different strokes for different folks”
> “We’re going to break a lot of newspaper website rules”
> Brainstorming about what P-I’s website might become
> The battle will now be about regional aggregation
> J-prof: Seattle’s the perfect place for P-I’s web experiment
> Seattle Times can’t afford to hire any P-I talent right now
> Times won’t use JOA to try to block Hearst’s online moves
> Dedicated to the P-I staff: “When the paper doesn’t come”

We have made it easy to comment on posts, however we require civility and encourage full names to that end (first initial, last name is OK). Please read our guidelines here before commenting.