The New Medias

Murdoch's iPad Paper: At Least the Weather Looks Bananas!

Here are some (further) thoughts on Rupert Murdoch's forthcoming iPad publication, and these thoughts summarize the situation as: "Why is half the city rooting for its demise, and the other half greeting its arrival like the second coming?" Okay, everyone step outside the bubble! You know the New York Post has an average circulation of about half a million, right? So I would maybe rephrase this as "1/2 of the City doesn't actually read publications in English, and anyway 7/8ths of the City doesn't care at all, although 1/16th of the City is rooting for Murdoch's demise, and the other 1/16th is all 'Yay Murdoch, let me [...]