The Union columnist is flopping on social media

“Bored Georgeman’s” weekly column in The Union is being shared on the newspaper’s Facebook page this afternoon but no one has “liked” it. No one.

It has been shared four times — by a reporter at The Union in “Nevada County News and Information,” “Grass Valley Peeps,” “Nevada City Peeps” and “Nevada County Peeps.” But no one has “liked” it there either.

Perhaps some body will read this and give George a “like” or two. Or maybe a comment like “Go George”!

The only way newspapers can hope to compete in the era of social media is by providing compelling content.

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About jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.
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