According to the Pew Research Center, Americans increasingly view the internet and cellphones as essential. Read their synopsis here.
Article on the little known fate of books looted by the Nazis from private libraries – “NS-Raubgut: In der Berliner Staatsbibliothek lagern tausende gestohlene Bücher.” (Tagesspiegel, January 30, 2015)
The IVW data IV/2014 were published today. Looking back over the past years, the newspaper industry might experience a negative hockey stick effect.
A compilations of travel destinations for book lovers. And the list for extraordinary libraries is still open for submissions.
They are decreasing in number and circulation but explore options for their future positioning. More in the Pew Fact Tank here. (originally published July 11, 2014)
As video viewing habits are evolving rapidly, traditional media companies are trying to adapt accordingly. But because business models are not yet fully developed, multichannel networks present real challenges to media companies when it comes to their integration and evolution toward long-term sustainability and value creation.
(Translation: Bremen. On Sunday afternoon, a passer-by discovered a cow in a pasture ditch. She was in the water up to the neck. Alerted police officials analyzed the situation and called the firemen for rescue. Next, they came to the conclusion that the cow had probably felt excluded and therefore went into the ditch. She was a so-called Cocoa Cow, while her cousins on the meadow were all black-and-white Holsteins. The fire department and a farmer with a tractor saved the cow from the pasture ditch. The Holsteins watched their doing so with interest. The sludge had temporarily fulfilled the cow’s wishes, at least until her neck, and made her color match that of the Holsteins. For further support, the farmer took over.)
Dagmar S. Saschek
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