Final Edition: One Newspaper’s Video Swan Song


With a hat tip to ReadWriteWeb and Marshall Kirkpatrick, I thought I’d pass along this poignant video of the end of an era.

A nearly 150-year-old Denver newspaper printed its final edition yesterday.  I wonder how many more times we’ll see this happen over the next few months.

I also can’t help but wonder if this is what the radio industry has to look forward to, or, if we’ll figure out how to remain relevant in a digital/internet/on-demand world before it’s too late.

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5 Responses

  1. Thank you for this post. Unbelievably poignant and sad story that brings into focus the real human consequences of not only our current economy, but as you intimate, of progress itself. Touching chronicle.

  2. My pleasure Jenifer. I am humbled you read and/or subscribe to my blog. Thanks very much for stopping by and for participating in the conversation.

  3. Love this page. I am pretty impressed with your web capabilities.

  4. Thanks very much Kim. Not a big deal really. WordPress makes it pretty easy.

  5. […] There are a lot of opinions as to what that might look like.  Some believe radio will suffer the same fate as many newspapers recently, while others feel (myself included) that the level of radio’s suffering will be directly […]

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