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 was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. 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 several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.