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National Newspaper Week

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Drip, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Do you plan on celebrating National Newspaper Week, Oct. 4-10?
  2. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Sadly, with the recent cutbacks, we're only allowed to celebrate four hours per day.
  3. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

    If I still have a job, that will be celebration enough for me.

    I love this business ... it's what I've wanted to do since I was in fourth grade. But I don't know how much longer I can afford to work in newspapers.
  4. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I heard that.
  5. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    It now is known as Hyperlocal Multi-Platform Moments.

    Management understands these are challenging times. Please enjoy your 20 minute celebration at the vending machine, which has snacks for purchase, before returning to design, reporting, Twittering, blogging, videoing, podcasting and cleaning the east wing.
  6. Den1983

    Den1983 Active Member

    Yup. It's quite the disheartening realization.

    I did not even know there was a National Newspaper week.
  7. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Until the recent cutbacks it was National Newspaper month.
  8. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

    YESSS!! And it counts!!!
  9. Brad Guire

    Brad Guire Member

    Happy National Newspaper Week!

    -- USA Today
  10. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Maybe we can wear black, white and red ribbons to raise awareness.
  11. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I'm wearing my paystub on my sleeve to raise awareness. So far, I've received nothing but snickers and I'm not talking about the candy bar.
  12. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Or we can wear pink slips.
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