Excerpts from material contributed by the Pew Internet Project to the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism "State of the News Media" report.
Google has started placing ads on Google News pages. How's that working out?
How the Fair Housing Act intersected with Pew Internet Project data via Craigslist.
How is Facebook planning to make money?
According to the Student Press Law Center, large numbers of college papers are being stolen from racks and newsstands at an alarming rate this semester. In most cases, the perpetrators seem intent in quashing stories about controversial or unpopular subjects. And one advocate for student journalists thinks it’s time for college administrators to crack down on the problem.
Sandwiched between a declining print industry and an online universe still building economic momentum, newspaper companies are looking at combined Internet and newsprint readership as a new way of measuring audience. A big unanswered question is whether advertisers will agree that this is a more accurate way to count their potential customers.
Faced with declining circulation and softening ad pages the big newsweeklies are shaking things up. Both Time and Newsweek recently appointed new editors, and the former is changing its publication day and possibly pruning circulation. Are they in the midst of a mere tweaking, or is it the beginning of a major reinvention?
Walt Mossberg's entertaining rant at the Anti-Spyware Coalition meeting was captured on video and is worth a listen.
More and more people are streaming clips online thanks to broadband.