I Never Buy a Newspaper

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    Why?

    I get them free every day at work They sit there in a little pile :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 7, 2008

    Why Should I Buy a Newspaper.....

    when I can read the news for free on the internet AND save a tree :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 19, 2009

    Newspapers Are Too Expensive/unreliable

    I used to read the Rocky Mountain News...but when it got canned, all that was left was the Denver Post (I never liked it). Newspapers are way too expensive nowadays. I'll watch the news on TV instead.
    amytheinvalid amytheinvalid
    26-30, T
    Oct 14, 2012

    News? On Paper?

    No thank you, I like the internet and the printed media can be stupid and wasteful. I read what I like, when I like.
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid
    36-40
    Dec 31, 2012

    I Never Read the News...

    Or even watch it. People fill me in about the sad happenings on Earth and that's just how I like it! If I read anything in a paper, it's the Music Section for interviews with bands. That's it.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2008

    British Press

    The Press in the UK are just awful. I got so tired of reading the papers to see a biased view or the exploitation of victims and the creating of a sensationalist culture that I just can't be bothered anymore.  I'd rather see the world for myself to see what's happening...
    discofunkster discofunkster
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

    I Don't Want To Know

    I have my hands, head and heart full trying to do what I can to help the people I can reach, let alone worrying about the stuff I can't do anything about.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 17, 2011

    Pee Sponge?

    I don't really pay too much attention to the news anyway (I know I should -_-;;) and if a story (I hear on the radio or see on TV) catches my eye then I'll probably look it up on the Internet rather than buy a newspaper. I can say I've never bought a newspaper but that doesn...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2009

    Dang

    My parents do sometimes. But I don't think I've ever bought a newspaper. I just don't feel it's useful to me. I'm not that into news papers.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2010

    Nope, There Are Other Ways

    Nope. Apart from the free ones that are shoved through our letterbox, I don't. I've found that listening to the radio news gives me a general gist of whats going on. I also watch BBC's 6 o'clock news and BBC East Midlands Today. EMT is great for those cute little...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2008

    Since I Can Get The News Online

    With the advent of google search and internet news, why would anyone still buy a newspaper? Not only do you not have to re-cycle all that paper, you prevent trees from being cut down. I'm of an older generation, but I can definitely see the advantage in this technology !
    09flowers 09flowers
    66-70, F
    Jul 22, 2010

    Sorry For My Newspaper Boy

    I love reading the newspaper. I used to cut out interesting articles from different categories and make a scrapbook out of them. But now since I can have what I need to read everything on the inet and can place them to a special place for faves, I stopped subscribing...
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005
    41-45, F
    Sep 18, 2011

    Eyesigh Too Bad

    I don't buy newspapers anymore as they are too hard for me to see. My eyes have got really bad and are getting worse and worse. I have low vision and really struggle with lots of everyday,close up activities.
    shell02 shell02
    31-35
    Jul 30, 2012

    Practically Never

    If I need something for swatting flies I use the free papers they stick through the door.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    18-21
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    Budget Blahs

    While I kind of like reading the paper, right now my budget is too snug to afford them.  And really, I can get all the same info online...without needing to kill a tree.
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Sep 21, 2011
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