Why should we expect newspapers to live off of advertising revenue alone? Not every local newspaper can compete with FOX, CNN and BBC on the advertising market.
This has been a peculiar week in the world of genealogy, ushering in unexpected changes in three online, family history destinations.
I did not put Native Sun News on the Internet. I followed my instincts on this taking into consideration the demise of so many good newspapers in this age of the Internet. It is apparently working because NSN continues to gain new readers every week.
Who can argue that cable TV teems with killer comedy? I mean, have you watched CNN, MSNBC or FOX News channels lately?
Those of us who write for newspapers and still enjoy reading 'em tend to think of our travel articles as vital and indispensable to all who encounter ...
It's far too early to tell yet how the UK newspaper industry is going to emerge once all this over. One interesting question to contemplate is, will the current crisis lead to a fundamental shift in our support for newspapers?
How can a corporate news network present objective news on any issue if it is financially supporting a political candidate or promoting a message to a specific audience? The answer is simple: it can't.
Can you imagine if Lois Lane published a misleading, misinformed, sensationalist headline like "'Al Qaeda' massacre -- Norway's 9/11"? She would be sacked straight away.
With the release of the incredibly well-put together, amazing, thrilling Captain America movie, I think it's time to take a look at one of the unsung heroes of the character. Joe Simon created Captain America and he's a living legend.
We're all appalled to learn that a computer geek can hit a few buttons and hack into private telephone information. That's a terrible thing to do for many reasons, and here's another one: It's boring. Where's the artistry?
The problem is that newspapers are run as private enterprises and yet they provide a public service. The fact that the current structure has maintained the UK's brilliantly high circulation rates is to be applauded but not taken for granted.
It's not every day that you can celebrate a win for the public over big media. But on Thursday a federal appeals court threw out an attempt by the FCC and industry titans to gut media ownership limits.
In some very real ways, citizen journalists are the only journalists left. Nobody cares about local politics like local citizens. Nobody can. The adage is true for a reason; all politics is local.
It's not just local news that's disappearing, it's all news. Far fewer reporters and editors are being asked to produce stories in multiple formats, leaving less and less time for reporting and editing.
The main thing I draw from the Anthony Weiner incident is that the greater shame is in our puerile culture and how the media feeds the frenzy. On its own face their actions are ludicrous and the well-paid media honchos should be equally ashamed.