Month: October 2009

  • Newsroom cuts hurt economic health of newspapers

    Interesting budget season reading (emphasis added is mine) from Editor and Publisher: This summer, Esther Thorson, dean of graduate studies and research at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, as well as Shrihari Sridhar and Murali Mantrala from Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business, presented research taken from the extensive confidential financial data compiled in…

  • Of “net neanderthals” and Google promiscuity

    Like News of the Weird headlines: “Net neandertahals” have found alive online and Google unintentionally encourages promiscuity. Danny Sullivan breaks is all down.

  • Wither the ‘Average American’

    The 2010 Census data (being collected now … we completed our form last weekend) won’t begin to be available until 2011, but experts already are making projections: “The iconic American family — married couple with children — will account for a mere 22% of households.” “The average American has been replaced by a complex, multidimensional…