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Pew Survey Charts Amazing Surge in Role of the Internet in Campaign 2008

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

Some 55% of all adults said they went online for news and information about the election or to communicate with others about the race.

Technology, Not War, Is the Solution to Publishing

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Penny Herscher

The global publishing giants have declared war on the new technology generation of content distributors -- but they have lost sight of what consumers value and how they want to get to the value.

The Debate Over Online News: It's the Consumer, Stupid

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

For me, the key question is whether those of us working in the media embrace and adapt to the radical changes brought about by the Internet or pretend that we can somehow hop into a journalistic Way Back Machine and return to a past that no longer exists.

Newspapers Want Cash for Content. Tough Luck

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Newspapers are going to war with the Internet--or trying to. So far it's more accurately a phony war.

To Newspaper Moguls: You Blew It

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

The Newspaper Association of America is meeting this week and they're preaching angrily and self-righteously about their plight. Here's the speech I think they should hear instead.

Giving Away Free Netbooks to Save America's Newsrooms

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

What if newsrooms put their remaining muscle behind a program to provide information to the public and close the digital divide at the same time? That's "social benefit" we can believe in.

Is It Time For a Newspaper Bail-Out?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Johann Hari

In an age of bail-outs, several European governments are experimenting with ways to support the world of news-gathering so it will survive for the twenty-first century.

Google News "Stuck In Neutral," Not A Game-Changer

New York Times | Miguel Helft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While news organizations continue to worry about what Google is doing to their business, the company is far from achieving the kind of dominant positi...