While gains in newspaper circulation in developing countries have to some extent offset the declines in other parts of the world, new data indicate it has not been enough. The International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Circulation indicates newspaper circulation is officially on the decline, about 1.6 per cent monthly year over year between 2010 and 2011.
The publication late last week of hacked correspondence and images of paintings by George W. Bush drew a lot of public attention. But Paul Farhi the Washington Post raises the issue of the journalistic ethics of whether anything is off limits anymore.
BuzzFeed published late last week what it believes is a clue to Twitter's future look and feel, a far richer stream of material that has a Facebook feel to it. Matt Buchanan examines the reasons behind the possible changes.