Monday, February 2, 2009

Buy a newspaper today

Tracy Agnew writes:

Feb. 2, was National Buy a Newspaper Day.

The grassroots effort, which as far as I can tell originated on Craigslist, is focused on encouraging people to buy newspapers (not just to read them online, but to actually go out and buy the real, tactile, ink-and-newsprint paper).

While I, like most people, usually think all the “National Blah Blah Blah Days” are a bunch of ridiculousness, this is one of the few I have heard of that has some sort of value.

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