From The Media Equation – Newspapers Begin to Push Back on the Web – NYTimes.com:
Robert Thomson, the editor of The Wall Street Journal, was equally blunt, though in service of the original argument. “There is no doubt that certain Web sites are best described as parasites or tech tapeworms in the intestines of the Internet,” he told the newspaper The Australian last Monday.
Two-time Pulitzer winner Richard Read wrote this farewell note to Oregonian colleagues after taking the paper’s buyout and leaving the paper on Dec. 31. “Hopefully other reporters can get a little bit of his wisdom,” writes the Oregonian staffer who forwarded Read’s email.