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Left Coast / Right Coast: The Future of Print Publishing

Mike Gold on an archaic form of transportation. Photo credit: Katie Stearns.

In last week’s column, we discussed the “re-invention” of broadcast television. How the specialization of content created for television, and movies, was being re-defined from a “one to many” to a “one to one” model. From broadcasting to narrowcasting. This week, we’ll take a look at print publishing – which has already started down a similar road to “re-invention.”

A heartwarming true story of giving and kindness in Mill Creek

Looking for coloring books at the Mill Creek University Bookstore. Photo credit: Jessica Perez.

I work in a decent sized, local, indie bookstore. It’s a great job 99% of the time and a lot of our customers are pretty neat people.

Any how, middle of the day this little old lady comes up. She’s lovably kooky. She effuses how much she loves the store and how she wishes she could spend more time in it but her husband is waiting in the car, “OH! I BETTER BUY HIM SOME CHOCOLATE!”

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