Monday, October 30, 2006

MySpace is Like, Totally Over

Everyone knows older media such as newspapers are facing declining readership levels. A lot of newspapers are trying to get in good with the younger demographic to stave off the slide. As part of Wa Po's quest to become hip and relevant, it seems they are turning to rejected stories from high school newspapers. It turns out that MySpace is no longer (gasp!) the hip social networking site it once was.

At least according to the high schoolers they interviewed for the piece.

Upcoming articles may include "Wired: Dealing with the Pain and Embarrassment of Braces", "Hollister Employees Way Cuter Than Gap's", or possibly "Chipotle: Great Food or Greatest Food Ever?” Congrats to the paper, you guys are one step closer to becoming USA Today.

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