b!X's postmortem on Portland Communiqué

· Journalism

The One True b!X shuttered his citizen journalism site in September of this year (it launched in 2002). In Coda he looks back on that decision and elaborates on three major motivators:
* Growing weariness with the prominence of demagoguery.
* Major local stories looming on the horizon.
* Inevitable future dominance of the financial issue.
(See also his article in the Oregonian on the same subject.)