More prime-age men and women kill themselves than are killed by another. Homicide is sensational news. Suicide is mundane reality. … Read the post suicide and homicide: fear yourself more than you fear crime
Unsuccessful local news businesses have succeeded in getting free content and indemnifications from unpaid bloggers. … Read the post exploiting bloggers isn't enough to make local news business attractive
For many stories, traditional news organizations have been news aggregrators adding little value to press releases. … Read the post press-release media aggregators
Sensational news has always been a seller for mass media. … Read the post moving beyond "man bites dog" news
Today, a public service advertisement presents a laptop/netbook as the icon for “be informed.” Next year, the retail price of today’s high-end smartphones is likely to drop under $100. Then the icon for “be informed” should become an image of a smartphone.