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Don’t Want A Newspaper? Buy One Anyway

 by Bennett Gordon


Tags: Media, newspapers, coffee, Slate V,

For less than the price of a cup of coffee per day, you can feed and clothe a newspaper professional. Even if they don’t want a newspaper, this video from Slate V encourages people to “buy one anyway.” That way, hungry and desperate copy editors can survive for at least a few more days.

For an extra layer of humor, read the call for unpaid interns that sits directly below the video on the Slate website.

Source: Slate V 

dan bloom_1
2/14/2010 11:09:44 PM

We all do it. You're on your way to work and you mean to pick up a newspaper, but maybe you're running late, or your hands are cold and you figure you'll skim the website later, or buy one tomorrow, you tell yourself. But have you ever considered who you're hurting? Through no fault of their own, many newspaper professionals are trapped in a dying industry. That's why we've created "Buy One Anyway" -- a foundation that encourages people like you to purchase newspapers daily, even though no-one wants to read them anymore. For just pennies a day you can clothe, feed, and shelter newspaper professionals like: - A 37-year-old photo editor from Michigan - A metro reporter with 15 years experience - An award-winning sports reporter who's periously close to writing his last [packy] metaphor Look into those eyes, that's real pain you're seeing. So head to our wesbite and sign up for a subscription for any one of our participating newspapers. Once payment is made, we'll send you the name, bio, and snailmail address of the newspaper professional your donations are supporting. You'll see firsthand the impact that you are are having on his or her life. It's the best decision you'll ever make. I won't even skim the headlines. But it's good to know that a copyeditor in Nebraska will have something warm to eat tonight. And just because I don't get my news from it, doesn't mean it's not useful. So don't wait a second longer. These professionals


dan bloom_1
2/14/2010 11:09:16 PM

We all do it. You're on your way to work and you mean to pick up a newspaper, but maybe you're running late, or your hands are cold and you figure you'll skim the website later, or buy one tomorrow, you tell yourself. But have you ever considered who you're hurting? Through no fault of their own, many newspaper professionals are trapped in a dying industry. That's why we've created "Buy One Anyway" -- a foundation that encourages people like you to purchase newspapers daily, even though no-one wants to read them anymore.


dan bloom_1
2/14/2010 11:06:41 PM

http://zippy1300.blogspot.com/2010/02/save-newsapers-full-transcript-of-scott.html