Dan Savage Offers Simple, Candid, NSFW Way For Daily Newspapers To Save Themselves

Posted by: Jon Fine on November 12, 2008

David Hirschman of Mediabistro (which—disclosure time!—was founded by my wife, Laurel Touby) just put online an excellent interview with Dan Savage, noted sex colunist and editorial director of the Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger.

Savage, it turns out, has a very simple solution to newspapers’ current woes. Which is not safe for work, not something I could put here without royally ticking off my bosses, and not suitable for young children or the easily offended. But it’s nonetheless concisely encapsulated in the last paragraph of the piece.

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Don

November 12, 2008 4:02 PM

But when I read that, I wonder, was that the New Yorker's plan with the Obama cover? To get New Yorkers to unsubscribe?

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