America Wants the News

Posted on 09/13/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

TechnologyHere’s an article worth reading today from on a recent Pew study about how much time consumers are spending on news these days. (The fact that I got this story perusing USA Today’s website just furthers the point of the study!) The article and study say that consumers are consistently increasing their use of technology to get their news, and consequently are spending more time learning about what’s going on in the world. According to the survey, Americans are …

Extra, Extra! Newspaper Readership Declining

Posted on 03/3/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

EntertainmentA new AARP Bulletin poll shows that the number of folks who read a newspaper as their primary source of news is going down, and people are increasingly depending on other sources of media, like the internet, radio or TV, for their daily news. However, more adults who are 50+ rely on reading the paper over internet or radio. AARP Bulletin reports: “Not surprisingly, adults age 50 and older (71 percent) are more likely than their younger counterparts to read …

News To Know: When Newspapers Are The Headline

Posted on 05/8/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeWith the Senate holding hearings on the future of newspapers, are we witnessing the end of an era?