Columbia Journalism Review has given the Chron a laurel for its “smartening” of page A2:

    For years, the paper’s second page had been home to celebrities and news of the weird-style bulletins-squibs on two-headed cats, championship eaters, and updates on the likes of Paris Hilton. In early March, Ward Bushee, the Chronicle’s executive editor, put an end to it. “We have a very international community here,” he told C JR. “Our front page is, as it should be, Bay Area-centric … page two, three, and four should be the most important stories of the world and nation.” But the best news is that Bushee’s hearing kudos from readers.
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