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The Rules

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You never know when you’re going to have an epiphany. The other day I was on a flight to Toronto which was unusual only in that it was only an hour late, not bad these days. As we were landing, the flight attendant reminded us that the use of cell phones while taxiing is prohibited in Canada, unlike the US where you can hear them fire up as soon as the wheels hit the tarmac. Unfortunately, most of the passengers must have thought we had landed in Cleveland since a lot of phones were turned on as we landed. And then the flight attendant spoke. Continue reading

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Change or Die

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There is a study out this morning from the Newspaper Association of America that speaks to the growth of newspaper web sites.  The study, conducted by Nielsen, shows that just over 40% of Internet users (based on the numbers I’d say they mean US only) visited a newspaper web site in the third quarter, up almost 16% from the prior year.  To which I say – well DUH! Continue reading

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