Month: September 2008

  • We’d get more readers if we gave them less freakin’ news to read

    I missed this in August from Rich Gordon: On the Web, though, newspapers have clearly emphasized news first. Which is a big part of the reason why so few people visit newspaper Web sites. Yep, more news means fewer visitors.. News junkies like all the news choices they have, but others do not. Gordon points…

  • Failure is an option

    Mike West: Every millionaire I’ve met has a longer list of failures than successes.  If you’re always winning, then you aren’t competing against people better than you.  And that means you never get better.

  • That desk phone is oh so quaint

    I’m beginning to wonder if landline phones are needed in newsrooms? A new Nielsen Mobile study indicates that one in five U.S. wireless households could be wireless-only by the end of 2008. Already 20 million households, or 17%, are abandoning land-line phones in favor of mobile ones. That’s up from only 8.5% in 2005. See…