Tue January 14, 2014
Wordless News: Brits Struggle To Save Beloved Telephone Box
Originally published on Tue January 14, 2014 12:45 pm
Every day, illustrator Maria Fabrizio posts a news-inspired image on her Wordless News blog. This week, all of her pictures will be inspired by stories she hears on Morning Edition.
Today, Ari Shapiro's story caught her ear: It's about how a race is on to save Britain's beloved crimson phone booths, threatened by the ubiquity of cell phone. The country had 92,000 payphones in 2002; now it has just 48,000.