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Pinellas News calls it quits, so does ‘It’s Your Times’

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It wasn’t a banner week for St. Petersburg’s journalism community.  As Becky Bowers reports, the Pinellas News is calling it quits….the Pinellas News, which (Robert) Potter bought 17 years ago, will simply cease to be. He spent Wednesday writing its obituary. The world has been changing, he notes. AOL and the modem reshaped our lives. The dwindling legal notices business reshaped his. Potter has been down this path before: the time-to-change-careers path. A week before his wedding in the 1980s, his…

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Pinellas News calls it quits, so does ‘It’s Your Times’

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

It wasn’t a banner week for St. Petersburg’s journalism community.  As Becky Bowers reports, the Pinellas News is calling it quits….the Pinellas News, which (Robert) Potter bought 17 years ago, will simply cease to be. He spent Wednesday writing its obituary. The world has been changing, he notes. AOL and the modem reshaped our lives. The dwindling legal notices business reshaped his. Potter has been down this path before: the time-to-change-careers path. A week before his wedding in the 1980s, his…

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Here’s what TampaBay.com can do better…

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

Alright, the editors and managers at The St. Petersburg Times‘ website www.tampabay.com are asking readers for ideas on how to improve their site. Well, ask and you shall receive, because if there is one thing I ain’t lacking, it’s opinions on how to improve the Times‘ online presence. Now, I understand there are casual readers of www.tampabay.com who are probably satisfied with the Times‘ website — and they should be. The site is accessible and full of information, the two…

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