Another fun pic from Eastern Market.
This is one of my favorite quotes. I learned this when working with daily newspapers and then with monthly magazines. Each would fill the amount of work that needed to be done to the time that was available. Newspapers would punch out 36 pages every day of content and magazines would push out 120+ pages.
Amazing how deadlines were rarely missed.
A great article on the basics. Brought me flashbacks of my first days of installing newspapers system.
Why can’t we just all use Courier?
Anyway, see the link here.
Another article in a long line of articles describing the long painful death of newspapers.
There is one point he makes about the loss of journalistic talent. Important. I personally think that the biggest loss is the talent along with the role that many newspapers held of being a check on political issues.
Sure, we can report on the local politician being a corrupt or a good politician in digital but how many people are going to see these reports?