This week’s Economist features an interesting article regarding big media’s struggle to maintain ground in today’s multi-media environment. "Any media business has two products to sell: its content (to readers and viewers); and its audience (to advertisers). The task for old media is first to […]

The daily press is becoming antiquated, writes Newsday reporter Justin Davidson. For those who follow the media, this isn’t news (pardon the pun). Newspapers are searching for relevancy in an online world. While everyone believes the media will change soon, just what that future will […]

This year The Edge asked 119 notable scientists a single question: What is your most dangerous idea? There are some big names here: Steven Pinker, Jared Diamond, and Richard Dawkins among them. According to reporters who have already read through most of the entries, the […]

"Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel," goes the saying. Well, never pick a fight with someone who operates a popular blog either. New York Times reporter Katharine Seeyle writes that sources who feel slighted in news stories are using […]