A time capsule blog post for future generations

But will there really be newspapers when the Chicago Cubs win the World Series?

What happened with print editions yesterday (Wednesday) was unique because the circumstances were unique. If the Chicago Cubs (ever) win the World Series, you’ll likely see a similar run on the Chicago papers. It doesn’t mean they’re going to see a growth spurt in subscriptions.

That’s Bryan Murley on the fact that many newspapers sold out of Wednesday editions featuring the election of Barack Obama. It’s not because people wanted to read them, but as keepsakes.