On the basis of this infographic, I started having mopey thoughts about the death of print media. I have mopey thoughts about the death of print media every day of my life, but this time I’m going to share them.
I dedicate more of my time to making newspapers – to interviewing and editing and writing and teaching and proofing and stressing about AP Style – than anything else. And I love it. I’m emotionally attached to the physicality of print, yes. I love the smell of newsprint and the whipping sound those thin, grey pages make when they turn. I love holding information in my hands. I love clipping my articles and keeping them in a neat, paper-clipped stack in my desk. Continue reading