This dramatic story of two men's efforts to save the small Green Bay daily from obliteration at the hands of the nation's largest newspaper chain brings together startling case histories of the dubious tactics practiced by Gannett and unsparing insights into the newspaper industry. Their success might be compared to one of the oldest triumphs in the world: that of David over Goliath.
"McCord has done something marvelous...he's taken a deeply disturbing nationwide trend and put it on a small Midwestern stage with real characters. [This] message needs to be heard by as many Americans as read newspapers." (Vanity Fair)