Why I miss the dead-tree newspaper

“Print’s ultimate demise is a fate foretold by as many indisputable line graphs as Al Gore wields to prove that Knut and his kin are in trouble. But before it disappears forever, let’s pause to remember what’s beautiful and useful about the newspaper — if mainly for the sake of posterity, also to point out what about it we should aim to replicate digitally.” This excerpt should give you a sense of what Farhad Manjoo’s Salon.com column is all about.