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A Magazine Devoted to Print Is Moving to the Web

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA@nytimes.com It’s no secret that as they struggle financially, newspapers and magazines are doing some radical cost-cutting, like abandoning paper for a purely digital future. (continues@nytimes.com)

Why Conde’s Cocktail of Sex Appeal, Biz News Failed

by Nat Ives@Adage.com Insiders Blame Portfolio’s Ill-Timed Focus on Luxury, Lack of Editorial Vision (continue@Adage.com)

CALLING ALL MAGAZINE REPS

By Ferene Mohammed@adclub.ca Ad sales troops being rounded to support NMA category (continues@adclub.ca)

Twitter Users = Twitter Users

by Gavin O’Malley @ mediapost Rather than ego fulfillment or networking, what appears to truly motivate Twitter users is learning new things and getting information in a timely manner, according to new data from research firm MarketingProfs. (continues@mediapost.com)

Move Over, Carbon Footprint: The Water Footprint is Coming

BY Ariel Schwartz@Fastcompany.com Carbon footprints, defined by the U.K.’s Carbon Trust as “the total set of GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions caused directly and indirectly by an individual, organization, event or product,” have recently become important to environmentally-conscious companies. (continues@Fastcompany.com)

Credit card alternative designed for teens

@springwise.com Handing over the car keys to a teen is probably one of the most terrifying acts a parent must perform, but next in line on the anxiety scale is surely handing over a credit card. Aiming to provide a safer alternative, BillMyParents gives parents the power to approve or deny any purchases by their … Continue reading

Facebook Users Get Lower Grades In College

by Hugh Pickens @ Slashdot “According to a survey of college students Facebook users have lower overall grades than non-users. (continues@slashdot.org)

Print is still king: Only 3 percent of newspaper reading actually happens online

by newsafternewspapers Surprise. All generally accepted truths notwithstanding, more than 96 percent of newspaper reading is still done in the print editions, and the online share of the newspaper audience attention is only a bit more than 3 percent. That’s my conclusion after I got out my spreadsheets and calculator out again to check the … Continue reading

Social Networking Grows 93%; Communication Becomes Entertainment

Social networking among US broadband users has grown an impressive 93% since 2006 (continues@marketingvox.com)

Live Broadcast/ Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google

@ Newspaper Association of America (NAA)