Remember when the computer was to usher in the “paperless society?” The Kindle is supposed to usher in a bookless — hence, paperless — world. Newspapers are going belly up.
Mo Rocca, the panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, reports the use of paper doubled after the prediction of the paperless society. It’s part of the debut of an online show, The Tomorrow Show.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.