Monday, May 2, 2011
In Print: May 2, 2011
I will of course be saving today's copy of the Times--I'll try to find the one from ten years ago and keep them together in the same place, bookends to a narrative.
When the daily newspaper isn't there anymore--in print, that is--what will we do on days like this? What will we have to put away somewhere? Perhaps we will turn to artists, rather than journalists, to get the touchstones of history we need. In fact, I think that process began some time ago, but for now at least we still have our newspaper front pages, and I'm glad of it. Of course with the internet we can see as many newspaper front pages as we like. But there are some you just want to put your hands on, to to raise above your head and wave, like this one: