Thursday, April 23, 2015

Is Anyone Listening?

Short Attention Span

“The writer of an article for a magazine of general circulation is in the position of a man who undertakes to make a speech at a picnic. The people have all gathered around to have a good time, but their attention is vague, wandering and uncertain. It has to be captured on the fly and transformed quickly into definite interest.”

  —Harvey V. Deuell, editor, Liberty magazine, 1937

Editorial Comment: Wait. What were you saying, again?

PeezPix by Ted Pease 


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