Jay Rosen announces he believes the NY Times is no longer the nation’s best newspaper. That’s a pretty big announcement coming from one of the most respected journalist academics in the nation:

… The Post, I believe, is our great national newspaper now; the Times is number two, with the Wall Street Journal close behind. Still a strong fleet. With a new ship in the lead perhaps it will sail to unexpected places.

I’d put the WSJ in the top spot, but let’s not quibble.