David Simon, a reporter on the Bal­ti­more Sun city desk for 12 years, is the cre­ator of the acclaimed HBO tele­vi­sion series The Wire, for which he served as exec­u­tive pro­duc­er and head writer for six years. Most recent­ly, he has adapt­ed the non­fic­tion book Gen­er­a­tion Kill into an HBO miniseries.
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Death of the Newspaperman
Don't blame the Internet, the industry's decline is self-inflicted.