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Newspapers and Cinemas Continue to Tank

Chris Anderson has a good summary of what’s up and what’s down in the world of mainstream media. Here’s what’s down:

I was under the impression that newspaper readership peaked in the mid-seventies, though Anderson says it was 1987.

Meanwhile, Cory Doctorow likens your local cinema to a police state.

2 Responses to “Newspapers and Cinemas Continue to Tank”

  1. alexis

    Semi related- Last week, I learned that 19% of Canadians read a book a week. That’s a pretty good number, I think.

  2. harp

    Media is doing the equivalent of throwing everything at the wall and seeing what sticks, which means falling attendances in time.

    Because we’re the walls, so to speak. And less is sticking.

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