McClatchy/Strib cover package comment thread

class=img_thumbleft>This week's cover package is on the recent sale of the Star Tribune, as well as on the state of the local dailies in general. Steve Perry offers his analysis on the deal at The McClatchy Strib: RIP. WTF?, Britt Robson delivers Strib staff reaction at "Pruitt is a Joke," G.R. Anderson Jr. and Steve Perry poll staffers on the future of the Strib at The Devil You Don't Know, and an insider at the Pioneer Press gives us a view of the shrinking newsroom across the river at Graveyard Shift. Check out the stories, then come back here and give us your reaction.

UPDATE: McClatchy CEO Gary Pruitt responds to cover story package.