Say it ain’t so, Joe. Ailing Hearst property the Seattle Post-Intelligencer’s plan to transition to an online-only format is already hitting a snag: Its star reporter is jumping ship.
Joe told SAI he’s been approached by a well-known online news outlet, and plans on leaving the P-I.
All of which raises the question of whether the P-I will just fold completely. As one reporter tells Seattle alt-paper The Stranger: “My understanding is that if not enough people said yes, they would not go ahead.”