Seven rules for reading the newspaper

On Salon, Garrison Keillor has a piece on the seven rules for reading a newspaper. Rule No. 2 is pretty instructive on what journalists think is newsworthy:

Take your sweet time opening the paper. You already know what’s in it, boss man, you only read it so you’ll know how much other people know, so there’s no big rush.

Read the full story here: Seven Rules for Reading the Paper


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