Monday, June 1, 2009

'Citizen' + Word Press = WTF?

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 3:26 PM


OK, so when the Tucson Citizen announced it was going to be reborn as the "Voice of Tucson" I expected rampant suckiness. But ... this?

Meet the new Tucson Citizen, coming to you on Word Press, a free blogging software.

We know Word Press. For three years, that's what we did our blogging on here at Weekly World Central. It's nice freeware. We used it because we launched with no budget and no tech department to speak of.

But for Gannett/Tucson Newspapers—with all their resources—to use it to launch the new "beta" version of the Citizen? Two words: Fucking. Joke.

This is not a criticism of Mark Evans and Ryn Gargulinski; they're doing the best they can, I presume, in a no-win situation.

But Tucson Newspapers and Gannett should be embarrassed. This is appalling. Gannett's getting half of TNI when this is their contribution to Tucson media?


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