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Monday: March 1, 2010

Internet manages to overtake print consumptionin the U.S. according to Ars Technica.Internet manages to overtake print consumptionin the U.S. according to Ars Technica.

Only 17 percent said they read the print version of a national newspaper, however, and 50 percent said they read local papers. According to Pew, newspapers were most likely to be read by people who were over 50 or those who don't own cell phones — yikes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:42 AM | Tags (9) | ars | technica | newspapers | online | decline | stats | national | magazines | local |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

Five travel destinations to rediscover the golden age of piracy.Five travel destinations to rediscover the golden age of piracy.

Avast ye bilge rat! Ye be looking for some new exotic locales to plunder for your next vacation? Yar, then look no further then these fine ports of call.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:25 PM | Tags (11) | aye | caribbean | exotic | locales | pirates | plunder | ports | rediscover | travel | vacation | yar |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 6, 2009

The future of online news may be that of a 'hyperlocal' experience.The future of online news may be that of a 'hyperlocal' experience.

Most of the hyperlocal sites focus exclusively on a community in a tight geographic area. Some are trying to find new ways to fund the news, since nearly all online information is free.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 9:45 AM | Tags (3) | newspapers | hyperlocal | desperation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 412 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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