Marcus contrasts the current anxieties of
print journalism (diminishing news holes, declining ad revenues, ebbing
circulation, and job cuts) with what he sees in public radio in general
and at WBUR in particular (passionate, enthusiastic employees, the like
of which he hasn’t seen in print lately). “I don’t mean to cast
aspersions on the print world,” Marcus says, “but there’s a lot of
stress and cynicism there."