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Midnight Movie: Saving Newspapers - The Musical

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This hilarious video is full of ideas and initiatives for newspapers to employ to shake the downturn and become more like LAist. the more economical and timely Internet publications of today. Fill the news racks with shots of bustling double-D racks? Open up an LA Times Smoke Shop on Spring Street? Got any better ideas?

Song and video by Jonathan Mann featuring the staff of the East Bay Express.