Fix the TV Magazine
I held off writing this letter for one week thinking maybe you had some temporary problem with your printing equipment. But no, Sunday's cumbersome, untidy copy indicates that you must be doing it on purpose.
Someone in your organization really hates TV Magazine. I am thinking that the eventual objective is the elimination of the publication. The decision six years ago to abandon publication (later rescinded) has been replaced by a slow death by erosion in quantity and quality. We now have microscopic print, a one-page summary of the weekly daylight programs, complete elimination of cable news programming, an out-of-date Channel Guide, etc.
We have a combination with the comics and a further six-page loss in the TV portion. Plus, it is very obvious that the comics have been given priority in what appears to be a format misfit. It is now a bunch of untidy pages, not a magazine. It would be great to have TV Magazine restored to the excellence it once was.
Stuart L. Ames
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