A news business with a future after all

Week of Dec. 7, 2009 Because I don’t have enough misery in my life, I decided last week to see how much I could take of the two-day Federal Trade Commission symposium in Washington with the somber title, “How will journalism survive the Internet Age?” The media circuit offers a generous number of such open-casket […]

Striking a blow against online deception

Oct. 12, 2009 Online communicators of all stripes, whether they blog or tweet or befriend on social networking sites, are now supposed to tell you when they’ve received any money or freebies in connection with recommendations they post about products they’ve tried out. That’s what the Federal Trade Commission decided last week, after months of […]