Ed Driscoll

"The Newspaper: A Viable Alternative to Staring Into Space"

Leave it to James Lileks, discussing the redesign of his employer, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, to come up with the money quote:

You’ll love it. Or not. You can’t please everyone. I expect some of the youngsters will love it too, particularly after we unveil our new ad slogan for Gen Y:The Newspaper. A Viable Alternative to Staring Into Space.

Meanwhile, in the latest profile over at the HQ of its successor medium, John Podhoretz says that newspapers may not even be that within a few decades (apparently long after 2014, though):

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