Encyclopedia Britannica Stops Printing. Why? The Editors Were Just Phoning It In

Encyclopedia Britannica Stops Printing. Why? The Editors...

By The Editors Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Fans of heavy, outmoded reference books everywhere are in a state of mourning after yesterday’s announcement that, after 244 years in print, the Encyclopedia Britannica would be moving to an all-digital format. While this may cause some to get all nostalgic for the old-fashioned pleasures of plagiarizing book reports from a physical source, we think that, frankly, the change is long overdue. For years, the print editors have been resting on their laurels. 

MAD Magazine Signs the Editors at Encyclopedia Britannica were phoning it in the iditoical

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