Role reversal

It’s been around for a few months, but this ad from a Finnish newspaper offers the opportunity for some thought — What if it were the Internet that was dying and newspapers that were the upstart media?

Somewhat related: MinnPost’s David Brauer reports the Pioneer Press’ owners have emerged from bankruptcy, with the company’s president scoring a big payday.

  • “so you could find out things that you didn’t know that you wanted to know” is an assumption about the web that only a newspaper fanboy/girl would say. It presumes that stories needs to be physically adjacent to be discoverable.