While the rest of the world is out shopping, traveling or relaxing on Black Friday, some people still have to work. Journalists, of course, have to work.
I don’t mind at all. I hate shopping. And I hate crowds. So Black Friday is not a day for me.
I actually spend significant effort making sure I don’t have to cover Black Friday, either.
This year, I had hoped to do a story about non-shoppers like me, but it didn’t work out. I did, however, save some other things to work on, so I avoided the mall again. Phew.
That said, it’s still tough to stay occupied on a sloooow news day. So I did crazy purge of my files. Here are some highlights: