An April Fools Joke Too Close to the Truth…

Just saw that UK newspaper and online media service the Guardian issued an April Fools edict that it was getting out of the print business and going “Twitter Only” from here on out.

Funny. But, with the amount of newspapers in the US (especially some long running papers here in the SF bay area) about to go under, the “joke” seems more like a harbinger of thins to come.

But, the time line of “Twitterized” headlines from history was worth a chuckle.

And think, this time last year you could have put out a headline that “The Dow Drops Half its Value” and people would have thought it a fine joke. Art is imitating life it seems…