Easter eggs

I don’t normally get to put silly and slightly hidden things in the newspaper — maintaining journalistic credibility and all that — but once in a while I find a way.

This week it was in trying to get some attention on our under-used “submit a message of celebration” section:

Bonus points if you can name all of the TV/film references there.

Sometimes it’s just playing around with house ads when we have little bits of space to fill:

I’ve been working on an idea for a local news scavenger hunt that will start with an unidentified QR code placed randomly in a print edition, but that will take some more planning.

Chris Hardie is a journalist, newspaper publisher, software developer and entrepreneur based in Indiana, USA. Read more from Chris on this site, learn more on his personal website, subscribe for updates or follow Chris on Mastodon.

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