When Corinne Corley, 60, moved to Brookside two decades ago, her morning Kansas City Star came around 5:30.
“Now, it comes between 6:30 and 7,” says Corley, clutching her cup of coffee as she reads the headlines on her tablet. She has a digital subscription to the New York Times, but she still gets the Star delivered to her door.
“There’s just something about the feel of a newspaper in your hand,” she says.
Her paper arrives with a thud around 6:25 a.m. Corley waves to her carrier.
Kansas City Star editor Mike Fannin makes decisions every day about what this community is going to know about itself, the region and even the world. In a changing news environment, with financial and staffing constraints, The Star, along with many news organizations, has been forced to examine its guiding principles and priorities.