The Daily Says — And Sings — Goodbye
The Daily, Rupert Murdoch’s attempt to make a tabloid newspaper for the iPad age, shuts down this week. Anyone — and everyone — can tell you why The Daily didn’t work, and they’ve already done so.
So, instead, watch this video, produced by some of the 120 employees who will lose their jobs:
Give the folks at The Daily (which, like this Web site, is owned by News Corp.) credit for putting a brave face on things (note brief cameos from Daily EIC Jesse Angelo and publisher Greg Clayman).
But my favorite in this genre remains this 2007 beauty made by the about-to-be-fired staff at AOL France. Hoping we won’t see many more of these, but my hunch is we’ve got more coming soon: