So I made a decision amid this existential crisis. I will soon be a subscriber to four American newspapers: the Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Rocky Mountain News, and the Chicago Tribune — all publications in major financial distress.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Charity case: guilt-plagued reporter coughs up money to buy subscription to Miami Herald and other troubled newspapers
Used to getting his information from the Internet, reporter Brian Till has been experiencing pangs of guilt whenever he would hear reports of the financial troubles plaguing newspapers. So he decided to do something about it: he bought subscriptions to 4 troubled newspapers, including the Miami Herald:
Count on it -- when newspapers become charity cases, they are dead as a commercial enterprise. (Photo: Creators Syndicated)