Are you about to slit your wrists journalism students? A few hesitation cuts while you get the nerve up to pull it off? Well I’ve got exactly what you need to close the deal; The East Valley Tribune, after some 118 years of publication, is turning off the presses and calling it a day Dec. 31, 2009. Yes, a paper that has service Phoenix and the surrounding areas for more than a century could not survive despite cutting staff by 40% and scaling production back to only four days a week. The problem might have come from their parent company claiming bankruptcy recently, but one can’t be sure.Read more "NY Times and WS Journal might think about selling all this blood their letting"