Tales from the Trail

Smart power meets smart phones

December 17, 2009

The State Department is accelerating its push into the Internet, hoping to use web sites, blogs and mobile phones to deliver the U.S. message around the world.

Texting up, newspaper reading down

December 15, 2009

The figures have been tallied and the bad news is in.

Newspaper sales have dropped by 7.2 million copies a day so far this decade, from 55.8 million in 2000 to 48.6 million in 2008.