Newspapers.......Bah - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Free Your Mind > Free Your Mind Archive
Click Here to Login
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-12-2002, 07:50 PM   #1
Rock n' Roll Doggie
 
bono-vox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: maze of your imagination, where the streets have no name, lol
Posts: 3,436
Local Time: 10:40 AM
Newspapers.......Bah

Today we are faced with wars and ppl being killed and what are the headlines....stories about the royal family and jennifer aniston?!? grrr I wish newspapers would print stories that ppl want to read and not some gossip!
__________________

__________________
bono-vox is offline  
Old 01-12-2002, 08:33 PM   #2
ONE<br>love, blood, life
 
hippy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Lookin' for the face I had before the world was made
Posts: 12,144
Local Time: 08:40 PM
Argh! I feel much the same way bono-vox! But I think the reasoning is that it's all a business...and they need to sell newspapers so they put stuff on the cover that the "average Joe" would be interested in. It sucks, but that's the way it works...and we get stuck with stories about who's dating who in Hollywood.

------------------
And your earth moves beneath
Your own dream landscape

You can dream, so dream out loud!

"The way to be optimistic is not to shut your eyes and close your ears." -Bono

Create Light, Create Unity, Create Joy, CREATE PEACE!
__________________

__________________
hippy is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 08:13 AM   #3
Refugee
 
Anthony's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,538
Local Time: 12:40 AM
It is ridiculous, isn't it? What I would give to see the monarchy destroyed and wiped out completely.

Ant.
__________________
Anthony is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 10:39 AM   #4
Rock n' Roll Doggie
VIP PASS
 
kobayashi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: the ether
Posts: 5,142
Local Time: 08:40 PM
newspapers are produced for one reason only: medium for advertising.
that is what they have become. though there are still some very good print journalists in our world, daily newspapers have become large business. with the advent of corporate ownership the employees of the dailies have a responsibility, as a corporation, to return a large dividend to their owners/investors.
a newspaper makes a large profit by selling out the space within it's pages in an attempt to gain as many eyeballs as possible. what little space that is left, called the news hole, needs to be something tantalizing to attract the masses.
think what a great editorial could go on page 3.

------------------
i was born for your magazine
i am trapped in the society page of your magazine
__________________
kobayashi is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 05:51 PM   #5
Rock n' Roll Doggie
 
bono-vox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: maze of your imagination, where the streets have no name, lol
Posts: 3,436
Local Time: 10:40 AM
I would like 2 be a journalist but i would write about interesting things!
__________________
bono-vox is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 06:11 PM   #6
Rock n' Roll Doggie
VIP PASS
 
kobayashi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: the ether
Posts: 5,142
Local Time: 08:40 PM
Quote:
Originally posted by bono-vox:
I would like 2 be a journalist but i would write about interesting things!
you will have a tough time making a living.
unfortunately. trust me i feel for you, i'm about to enter the field at the same time that i see all of it's inadequacies.

------------------
i was born for your magazine
i am trapped in the society page of your magazine
__________________
kobayashi is offline  
Old 01-14-2002, 05:41 AM   #7
Refugee
 
Klodomir's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Denmark
Posts: 1,198
Local Time: 01:40 AM
Quote:
Originally posted by Anthony:
It is ridiculous, isn't it? What I would give to see the monarchy destroyed and wiped out completely.
Of all the European monarchies, I only have a problem with the UK and Norwegian royal families. I think the rest are doing a good job and are representing their countries well.

[This message has been edited by Klodomir (edited 01-14-2002).]
__________________
Klodomir is offline  
Old 01-14-2002, 02:25 PM   #8
New Yorker
 
sharky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 2,637
Local Time: 07:40 PM
I feel bad for some of you outside of the US. Yes, are papers are not much better at times but at least they try to pretend they're respectable. Prince Harry was relegated to the inside pages of our papers. Of course, I also live in NYC which has some crappy papers as well-- more than most cities-- but that's beside the point.
__________________
sharky is offline  
Old 01-14-2002, 02:34 PM   #9
Rock n' Roll Doggie
 
bono-vox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: maze of your imagination, where the streets have no name, lol
Posts: 3,436
Local Time: 10:40 AM
i dont see y the royal family and singers(except bono ) shuold be on the front page while there are wars and tragedies in the world, i hate the way the press invade on these ppl's private lives
__________________

__________________
bono-vox is offline  
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com