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Clueless on the media

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Stitch, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Listening to one of my university's trustees lament the loss of high school newspapers. He suggested high schools should mimeograph a few sheets of paper to get the news out. Amazing that trustees are focused on this instead of real issues facing the university.
  2. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    If it was good enough in elementary school ...
  3. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    I really miss huffing mimeographed quizzes.
  4. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    But it has to be the really old style blue mimeograph.

    (Or were all those old tests really in a sarcasm font?)
  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Even more amazing is that the trustee apparently isn't aware of the invention of the internet.
  6. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    If you look closely, so many schools have no money budgeted for carbon copy sheets.
  7. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

    Someone tried to send him word but the carrier pigeon got lost
  8. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Worse, one of those damned hippie groups got them to stop using inter-office smoke signals because of the carbon emissions.
  9. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Hell - just be glad they still have fax machines for letter of intent day.
  10. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

    When I attended the fine academic institution represented by my avatar, I couldn't believe they still used mimeograph machines. This was 1992. My high school had stopped using them long before.
  11. I don't even remember seeing mimeographed tests in high school. And that was the '70s.
  12. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    I remember them being used up until I was in sixth grade, so that would have been 1987-88. We just called them ditto machines.
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