One bright idea isn’t going to solve the problems of the American newspaper industry, but it’s one bright idea more than the American newspaper industry has had in 40 years. What I propose is “Pre-Obituaries”—official notices that certain people aren’t dead yet accompanied by brief summaries of their lives indicating why we wish they were.H/T: Ed Driscoll
Monday, May 31, 2010
A word before you go
The brilliant P.J. O'Rourke suggests a revolutionary new journalistic practice: the pre-obituary.