One of my favorite things in life is waking up on a Sunday morning and reading the paper while enjoying a large bowl of Cookie Crisps; this is a ritual that my children are unlikely to partake in.
Major newspapers are failing left and right. Minneapolis’ Star Tribune has already filed for bankruptcy and is unlikely to survive as more and more advertising dollars drift away from this old medium.
Maybe we should have the government bail them out? Meh, I don’t know about that. What I do know is that people will choose how they get their news, and newspapers simply don’t fit as well into people’s lives as they used to.
So where do/should we turn to get our news now? And what is the news anymore?
It pains me every time I access CNN.com and I see something like this:
Really? Seriously? We are in the worst recession the country has ever seen and we are still going back to Anna Nicole Smith. Geez. I’m not saying that we should constantly mull over the disaster that is our economy (or any negative subject for that matter), but please give us substance—give us something that matters. Lets try to pull ourselves away from celebrity worship, okay?
As a cynic at heart I enjoy getting my news from Fark.com. Where do you get your news from?
Ya know, I guess I would read the news online on Sunday mornings, but I don’t want to spill my Cookie Crisps on my laptop.
Submitted by: Al Dogg