The Decline of Newspapers in an Infographic

The Decline of Newspapers– An infographic by the team at Clickinks


No Way That’ll Taste Good

[via Romenesko]

How Is The Daily Planet Still Open?

Yeah, yeah, it’s The Onion…but it’s a really good point:

Frustrated fans of the Superman comic book said Monday the continued financial stability and cultural relevance of the series’ Daily Planet newspaper is now the most unrealistic part of its universe and an annoying distraction that has ruined their reading experience.

The rest is here.

QOTD: Carr Takes Newspaper Business to Task

“While the rest of us were burning hot dogs on the grill last week, the newspaper industry seemed to be lighting itself on fire.”

This is an amazing piece from none other than  New York Times’ media scribe, David Carr. Go read it all.

Chart of the Day: Death of News, Not Newspapers

The dirty work on the NAA study, via AEI:

Total print advertising in U.S. newspapers dropped to $4.36 billion from January to March, which was 8.2% below the same period last year, and fell to the lowest level of advertising revenue since the third quarter of 1982.

To which I respond with good news: we have more news than we’ve ever had before.

The Day the Globe Didn’t Show

Print. So reliable. Except when it doesn’t show up, which unfortunately happened to a few Globe subscribers around the city this morning. Trying to track the updates over on this Storify, but it looks like those Globes will be delivered come this afternoon.

QOTD: Today’s…Wait For It…News

I dunno, I think he nailed it.


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