OK. So it's a little bit embarrassing that the Washington Post got this news about us before we thought to put it out ourselves. But, then, those guys get lots of scoops.
— Salt Lake Tribune drops New York Times columnists — Erik Wemple | The Washington Post
"Careful readers of the Salt Lake Tribune may notice something missing from the paper's op-ed section starting this week: columnists from the New York Times.
"According to deputy editor and editorial page editor Tim Fitzpatrick, the Salt Lake Tribune would run about three pieces from the name-brand New York Times columnists each week. That content, however, came at a cost of more than $40,000 per year in a deal with the New York Times News Service. ...