|Traditional Mail Discouraged?|
14 Apr 2005 12:35:11 -0700
I get the feeling organizations no longer want the public to contact|
them via traditional postal mail. (No more "Keep those cards and
letters coming in").
I suspect this is largely due to the antrax attacks of Sept 11, but
I base this on:
1) Magazines traditionally have a "masthead" where the editors and
2) Film studios used to have their addresses listed but some no longer
Some organizations -- but by no means all -- offer email
a) A certain percentage of mail is "crank" -- obvious nonsense, etc.
b) Lost in the shuffle: There's a far higher response rate to
c) Lost with spam: Legitimate letters get mixed up with spam.
d) A piece of paper is durable: A paper letter or postcard is a
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