Tuesday, June 17


A thunderstorm appears to be approaching, so I'll leave you with a few interesting reads and then scoot offline before my computer gets fried by tropical lightening...

# Our Incredible Shrinking Newspapers: "I'm hearing things from senior newspaper executives that I've never heard before. In making the case for compressing some print editions... "

:: Jon Fine discusses the current situation of the printed newspaper in America in his piece The Daily Shrinking Planet, found via BuzzMachine.

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# Clipped Wings: Rich Saudis are reshaping the culture and sensibility of Egypt's entertainment industries, but the end of this process is not yet in sight and may present a surprising twist, as reported by Rod Nordland.

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# AP picks a quibble with Bloggers over Fair Use.