Sunday, November 16, 2008

Andy Rooney's Homage To Newsprint

There has been a steady decline in the circulation of almost all newspapers. But it's strange because there is still no decline in the faith that people put in their newspaper. Readers check their newspaper every morning to see whether what they saw on television the night before is really true.

We read our newspapers too for all the good pieces of information that television has no time for.

Newspapers are subjected to a kind of scrutiny that television news is not. If it's on television, you don't cut it out, save it and check the facts later.

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