Friday Still is ‘Take Out the Trash Day’

Some traditions never die.

Even though news reaches us almost immediately today, it seems that the practice of saving unpopular announcements for Fridays — so they will appear in newspapers on Saturday when the news audience is small -– is still in use.

Case in point: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s announcement of a proposed toll increase was made on a Friday, August 5.

If you’re interested in learning more about the timing of such announcements, read my essay on the topic — A Good Day for Bad News?

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