At a recent conference, Dave Eggers gave out an email address, and promised that anyone who was feeling down about the future of print media could send him an email and he'd personally send them back a response as to why print isn't dead... Here's his response:
I have a few thoughts to share, though unfortunately in this space I can't detail all the reasons I think we have a fighting chance at keeping newspapers and books alive in physical form. But before I do blather for a few paragraphs, I should apologize for sending you a mass email."
View the complete letter here.