What The Final New York Times Will Look Like

By Chris O'Shea Comment

Ever wonder what the final edition of The New York Times will look like? Well, Slate is giving us all a look into the grim future of the paper today. Produced by a group of writers, the satirical, interactive final Times contains headlines like “Owners May Have ‘Torched’ Building for Money,” sections reduced down to “World/U.S./SoHo” and articles on the 2nd Avenue subway line getting a bike lane.

Oh, and just in case you think the Times doesn’t try to adapt and keep publishing, it does:

The newspaper went to many lengths to stay alive. One example: putting the word ‘f-ck’ in articles and columns. The thinking was: ‘f-ck’ had worked for the New Yorker. Why not for the Times? A recent David Brooks column was the first use of what had previously been referred to as ‘an obscenity which cannot be printed here.’

RIP New York F-cking Times.