- "In an era of declining circulation and shrinking budgets, virtually every paper in America is trying to jazz up its product while beefing up its online presence. But the effort in San Jose, where the Internet bubble popped hard in 2000, may be the most ambitious -- or the most desperate."
As for the idea of combined Live or Play sections, Kurtz quotes Pete Carey as saying, "It's going to be a little weird to put the cooking in with the sports section."
Kurtz says the editors' blog chronicling the reinvention discussions has been "brutally honest" with one person saying the paper has no personality and another saying "staffers are cynical that the process is going to lead anywhere." (Photo credit: Randi Lynn Beach, Washington Post)