Newspaper editors, Ryan Park skiing and retro-fashion

Reflections from files of the Saratoga Sun

 


100 years ago

October 7, 1915

Editing a Newspaper

Editing a newspaper is a pleasing business — if you can stand it.

If subscribers want to bawl about anybody the editor’s the goat.

If the town is lagging behind and people won’t get out and make things hum — its because the town paper is on the bum.

If business is bad—it’s because the editor wants too much money for his advertising space.

If business is good — advertising hasn’t anything to do with it, but conditions are right.

If we print what pleases people — that is our duty and we deserve no credit.

If we print...



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