Mark Bernstein: Newspapers Are Big, Not Bloated

Mark Bernstein (hypertext publisher and theorist) makes some good observations about the print-based newspaper industry: I remember visiting the Chicago Sun Times/Daily News building as a kid, where my best friend’s dad was a columnist. The place was huge! But it wasn’t filled with middle managers; it was filled with compositors and pressmen and ad sales clerks. You didn’t just need someone to mark up the HTML; you had to…