Monday, November 23, 2009
Own the song! ITunes: http://tinyurl.com/yffp2uk Amazon: http://tinyurl.com/yfehvvv
Christopher Ave wrote "Copy Editor's Lament (The Layoff Song)" to comment on the newpaper industry's woes, to celebrate copy editors and to recognize that the entire media world is in flux. To learn more about the song and its origins, you can read this excellent Poynter article: http://tinyurl.com/agdjrt . The video was shot by photojournalist Elie Gardner and created by an all-volunteer cast made up mostly of journalists. Thanks to infuz.com for providing the location.