Posts Tagged ‘ death watch ’

Presses Stop For The Printed Blog

Jul 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General, Microblogging

Print Media Deathwatch Update: Joshua Karp, founder and publisher of The Printed Blog, a Chicago newspaper startup that aggregated news blogs in print form, has announced that the newspaper is a money-loser and is shutting down: It is with great sadness that I must report that, due to a lack of outside investment capital, The […]

More Gloom and Doom: Free Press Downsizes To 3-Day Week

Dec 16th, 2008 | By | Category: General

In what the newspaper deems a “groundbreaking” move, the Detroit Free Press and News announced that they are cutting home delivery to three days per week. The Free Press and The Detroit News are the first first “big city papers” to make the shift from mostly-paper to mostly-online news publishing, citing a steep decline in […]

Tivo In Death Spiral

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Video

TV By The Numbers’ Bill Gorman has posted some revealing stats on TiVo subscribers that suggest that the technology is headed for the dead pool.  The above graph charts the change in TiVo subscribers, by month. Starting with February ’06, TiVo subscriber growth stalls and by February ’07, TiVo started bleeding subscribers.  Gorman notes: In the […]