Gannett returns to its TV-model origins to revitalize revenue, reporting quality What? Better local news coverage at Gannett Inc.’s 80-plus newspapers? Seriously? And they’re hiring more reporters, and good ones at that? […]
The Money-Mad Move to Mobile™: It will cost us dearly
Got an iPad? iPhone? Blackberry? Any mobile device? Content, formerly known as news, is coming to you at lightspeed. McPaper wants to lead the way — or at least catch up to […]
When Jesus Attacks! Why don't we care that the Catholic Church is officially whipping Congress?
Part 2 of 2. (Read part 1…) It’s Time to Separate Church and State, Once and for All If you recall, anti-Catholic prejudice was once a problem for Catholic politicians in the […]
Newspaper circulation falls again: Expect more cuts
If you were a newspaper subscriber last year, there’s a 10 percent chance you aren’t this year. That’s because paid circulation of daily newspapers nationally fell more than 10 percent from a […]
The stimulus bill, Iraq and "fiscal responsibility"
Obama was in town yesterday to sign his stimulus bill. This victory, the first great moment of the Obama administration, was a hard-fought one earned in the face of fierce opposition from […]
Our latest tragic shooting: who's to blame?
Another church shooting, this time in Knoxville. By now you’ve probably read the accounts and know that the shooter, Jim Adkisson, was motivated by, among other things, an apparent hatred of “liberals.” […]
S&R Poll: the press and trust
The results of the latest S&R poll are in. Readers were asked “Which major press entity do you regard as the most credible source of news?” 1. Other/None of the above (70) […]
Telecoms embrace the future of open wireless networks–or do they?
By Martin Bosworth USA Today got the scoop that AT&T is now publicizing the ability of customers to use any phone or any software they want on the AT&T network: Starting immediately, […]