Too self-serving?

Property Lines

Mr. Schouten does what every reporter should do: He tells his readers things they don’t already know. He does it with quick hits – two or three sentences about the latest land deal, the newest restaurant or the next best big development – then he gets out of the way and lets the readers take over. Every post every day generates dozens of comments from his audience, a sign that Mr. Schouten has developed a loyal and enthusiastic fan base. Rightly so.

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