Apr 3, 2011

Blogger's Guide to the Dead Tree Press

1. The Wall Street Journal is read by the people who run the country.

2. The Washington Post is read by people who think they run the country.

3. The NY Times is read by people who think they should run the country and who are very good at crossword puzzles.

4. USA Today is read by people who think they ought to run the country but don't really understand The NY Times. They do, however, like their statistics shown in pie charts.

5. The LA Times is read by people who wouldn't mind running the country, if they could find the time -- and if they didn't have to leave Southern California to do it.

6. The Boston Globe is read by people whose parents used to run the country.

7. The NY Daily News is read by people who aren't too sure who's running the country and don't really care as long as they can get a seat on the train.

8. The NY Post is read by people who don't care who is running the country as long as they do something really scandalous, preferably while intoxicated.

9. The Miami Herald is read by people who are running another country, but need the baseball scores.

10. The San Francisco Chronicle is read by people who aren't sure if there is a country or that anyone is running it; but if so, they oppose all that they stand for. There are occasional exceptions if the leaders are handicapped, minority, feminist, atheist dwarfs who also happen to be illegal aliens from any other country or galaxy, provided of course, that they are not Republicans.

11. The National Enquirer is read by people trapped in line at the grocery store.

12. The Kansas City Star is read by people who have recently caught a fish and need something to wrap it in.





Funny.  But all of them work in the bottom of a birdcage. Sorry the nations newspaper pressmen are going the way of saddle and bridle makers... but the Internet is where it's happening.  Papers need to learn how to make a living on internet ads.  Yet what will indoor birds -- poop on?

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