Voice of Jazz Signs Off Forever
An article on the front page of the Source section of the Saturday September 29 Star Tribune had the feeling of an obituary. It talks about the retirement of longtime Jazz DJ Leigh Kamman. The first half of the article is a direct report of his final recording session, and the second half was an interview with Kamman about his career, his plans after retirement, on his style, and on how he wants people to remember him. The article about Kamman in the Pioneer Press talks much more in-depth about Kamman and his career, while having the same half article/half interview style as the Star Tribune article. Since these articles are about a retiree, there isn't really a balance or bias issue. The leads of both articles are anecdotal. The headlines of the stories pretty much serve as the leads for the articles.