Obama Great For Newspapers

Posted by: David Kiley on November 5, 2008


One thing about history is that it’s great for news-stand sales. I stopped at six outlets in my town of Ann Arbor, MI and everyone was cleaned out of every local and national newspaper by 8:30.

Could be that with such change afoot amidst a national financial crisis, readership of the dead-trees product will swing up again?

The New York Timees printed an additional 75,000 copies to meet demand. Today, already, copies of the newspaper are being offered on www.ebay.com for more than $100.00.

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November 16, 2008 7:10 AM

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