Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Media

Submission + - Cut This Story! (theatlantic.com)

MBCook writes: "One reason seekers of news are abandoning print newspapers for the Internet has nothing directly to do with technology. It’s that newspaper articles are too long. On the Internet, news articles get to the point. Newspaper writing, by contrast, is encrusted with conventions that don’t add to your understanding of the news. Newspaper writers are not to blame. These conventions are traditional, even mandatory."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Cut This Story!

Comments Filter:

fortune: cannot execute. Out of cookies.

Working...