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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


Monday: November 23, 2009

Newspaper circulation probably even worse than it actually looks.Newspaper circulation probably even worse than it actually looks.

The decline in newspaper circulation has several causes. Many publications have intentionally reduced the range of their deliveries, cutting out exurbs or distant parts of their states where they sold relatively few copies.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:25 AM | Tags (7) | newspapers | circulation | digital | technology | publications | deliveries | decline |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Apple has pitched their fabled tablet device to some Australian newspapers.Apple has pitched their fabled tablet device to some Australian newspapers.

AppleInsider managed to get some details regarding the dimensions of said fabled table device as well. The device was described as a larger iPhone, 'small enough to carry in a handbag but too big to fit in a pocket.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:27 PM | Tags (12) | apple | australia | books | device | dimensions | movies | newspapers | pitch | pocket | rumors | size | tablet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 9, 2009

Can you spot an actual newspaper article headline from The Onion.Can you spot an actual newspaper article headline from The Onion.

The folks over at Mental Floss want to see how well you do when purposely trying to identify headlines from some of America's finest news sources. Good luck and good hunting to you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 3:14 PM | Tags (8) | fun | funny | headlines | mentalfloss | newspapers | onion | quiz | story |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.

This probably doesn't bode too well for the newspaper industry what with recent declines and all. Cancel your subscriptions! Abandon ship!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:49 PM | Tags (5) | decline | internet | movies | newspapers | showtimes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 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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