Archive for March 2009

The Death of News As We Know It

Mar 8th, 2009 | By | Category: featured article, Life in Las Vegas, News from ME
The newspapers are dying, and everyone old enough to venerate ink is crying. But… come on! Can we really claim we didn’t see this coming? Isn’t it rather obvious that headline news is better distributed by a medium that can update itself more often than every 24 hours, not to mention deliver itself to you by means less time-consuming, tree-killing and altogether un-green than newsprint motored around by internal combustion engine? Yeah, what a difference a data stream makes. And a high speed Internet connection. And words like “wiki,” but I’m getting ahead of myself. Because OMG! There’s the wail again. It reminds me not a ... (more...)