Posts tagged "circulation"

If you're reading newspapers, you're probably an old person

Reading newspapers is a habit from the past. You could ride the CTA or the Metra predecessor commuter trains and everyone was buried in a newspaper. Hard to imagine these days. Now, readers are abandoning newspapers even faster at an “alarming” rate, reports The 13th annual Pew Research State of the News Media Report... Read more »

What if Bush had done that?

Former President George W. Bush Monday at a speaking engagement This is the best inventory of the media’s hypocrisy yet. Here is a list of things that President Barack Obama has, or hasn’t done, that the press would have gone nuts over if former President George W. Bush had done the same things. But because... Read more »

Trib, Sun-Times circulation drop

With this kind of serious and continuing plunge in circulation, isn’t it time that newspapers stop giving away their product for free? Yes, I know, this isn’t what ChicagoNow is about, and it wouldn’t be good news for us bloggers who depend mightily on newspaper resources to carry on our jabbering. But maybe newspapers should... Read more »
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