Month: March 2011

  • In Washington, a half-effort on open government will get you an award

    (U.S. Rep. Rep. Darrell ) Issa disclosed in his letter that (Catherine) Papoi complained confidentially to the inspector general in March 2010 that the department, under a directive signed by (chief privacy officer Mary Ellen) Callahan, had illegally sidetracked hundreds of requests from journalists, watchdog groups and others for federal records to top political advisers. […]

  • Make the ‘Mobile Migration’

    A new survey released with this year’s report, produced with the Pew Internet & American Life Project, in association with the Knight Foundation, finds that nearly half of all Americans (47%) now get some form of local news on a mobile device. And the move to mobile is only likely to grow. By January 2011, […]

  • I bet you first saw this online

    Now we know that 2010 was the year that the declining line of newspaper readership and the growing line of online news consumption crossed. Eric Sass in MediaDailyNews: The inevitable shift finally came in 2010, as more Americans got their daily news from online sources other than print, according to the Biannual News Consumption Survey […]