From subscription to free to subscription and back Quietly, newspapers are starting to charge online visitors subscription fees for full access to their sites. In just a few days, The New York Times, will noticeably switch from a free system to a 3-tiered pay system. I believe The New York Times Company, like Rupert Murdoch…… Continue reading POLL: Are you willing to pay to read news online?
Faced with sobering conditions, companies that issue MasterCard, Visa and other cards are rushing to stanch the bleeding, even as options once easily tapped by borrowers to pay off credit card obligations, like home equity lines or the ability to transfer balances to a new card, dry up. Story Just like it takes a few…… Continue reading From Wall St. to Your Street
This morning I opened my hotel room to discover today’s edition of USA Today. My first thought was, “I’ll put it on the pile next to the Monday edition” since I never opened it or ever read the headline. It wasn’t very long ago that I loved the newspaper. Each morning I would head to…… Continue reading Newspapers are Dinosaurs
Last night Barack Obama became the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party. If that’s news to you this morning, please nudge Dick Cheney awake and come out of the cave to the real world. This isn’t a post about politics. This is a reminder of who we are in Christ. All over the news this…… Continue reading History Maker
As far as slip ups with technology go, this one is pretty major. A lawyer for drug manufacturer Eli Lilly thought she was sending an email to her co-counselor on a billion dollar case. Unfortunately, her co-counselor shared the same last name as a person doing a story on the matter with the New York…… Continue reading E-mail that costs you a billion dollars