Next week in the Pi Press: Rebecca Jarvis's favorite hot dish recipes
According to a Nexis search this was the 20th Pi Press story since September mentioning the game-show contestant. Of those articles, 12 were primarily about Jarvis. The newspaper has now devoted more than 5,000 words to chronicling the would-be Trump employee, almost all of them penned by entertainment scribe Amy Carlson Gustafson. Perhaps most amazingly this was not the first Q&A with Jarvis to make the paper: two months ago a similar heart-to-heart with the St. Paul Academy graduate ran. Making matters even more ridiculous is the fact that Jarvis' mother is a former business columnist at the newspaper.
The Pi Press might not bother covering Minneapolis anymore, but it has become the authoritative source on Minnesotans who appear on reality-TV shows. Quite a journalistic accomplishment.