The New York Times is out with an interesting pleading: A Free Press Needs You.
Answering a call last week from The Boston Globe, The Times is joining hundreds of newspapers, from large metro-area dailies to small local weeklies, to remind readers of the value of America's free press.
I don't know. I don't think you ever have to remind someone of your value if you are actually providing value. So, why is this necessary, you wonder? Let me help: five letters, starts with a "T" and ends with a "p." "Can I buy a vowel? How about a "u"?