Monday, May 11, 2009

Newspapers down, but by no means out

J.K. Murphy writes:

Have you read the obituary for the newspaper industry? No doubt newspapers are facing some tough prospects these days, but so are bankers, automakers, realtors, construction workers, etc.

One Daily Post employee has taken to sticking her fingers in her ears and singing "la-la-la" to drown out the latest mention of layoffs, circulation cuts or closings in our industry.

Despite what you hear, I'm bullish on papers ... We've been putting ink on paper to disseminate the news for more than 400 years. Name another industry that's been around that long.

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