The Press: Ever on Sunday

On U.S. journalism's vast landscape dwells a strange colossus—part newspaper, part showman—that has its keepers buzzing with puzzlement and concern. Like churchgoing and weekend barbecues, the Sunday newspaper is a national institution. It is big, boisterous and, for the most part, glowing with financial health. But for all that, it presents a growing problem not only for the men who put it together but for the readers who scatter it across the living-room floor each Sunday. How is the Sunday newspaper changing—and why? What do its editors want it to be? Is it...

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