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Print is Eternal — or…

April 28th, 2010 · No Comments · printing & publishing, trends & scenarios

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The fol­low­ing is the first few lines in a hil­ari­ous dis­cus­sion between more or less extinct media types.

Mod­er­at­or: Wel­come to Obsol­ete Anonym­ous! I’ve gathered you all here to wel­come our latest mem­ber, the Print Industry.
Print Industry: Hello, every­one. But there’s been a mis­take. I don’t belong here.
(chuckles all around)
Print Industry: I’m ser­i­ous. I’m not obsol­ete. I’m rel­ev­ant. Print books have been around for hun­dreds of years. They’re nev­er going to be replaced.
VHS Tapes: Yeah, we all thought like that once.
LP Records: It’s called deni­al. It’s tough to deal with at first.

You can read the full text at A Newbie’s Guide to Pub­lish­ing. Thanks to Patrick Henry at the Print CEO blog for the alert.

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