Beating a dead horse: another post about newspaper economics

I promised myself I would not step into the latest gnashing of teeth over the future of corporate media, but here I am. About a week ago, David Simon (“creator of The Wire and Treme“), wrote this in the online Columbia Journalism Review: It’s grievous what is happening to regional newspapers, especially. But the whole […]

Bing’s New “Radio” iPhone App

It was scenario common to modern celebrations: Gene plugged the iPodTouch into external speakers to provide background music for our mini-reunion. I wasn’t paying a lot of attention when he asked what “year” we were interested in hearing: 1974? 1975? I do remember thinking “Wow, he’s put his music into playlists by year!” but I […]