- "Book Lovers Fear Dim Future for Notes in the Margins" In a digital world, scholars see an uncertain fate for an old and valued practice.
- "Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter" Long-form blogs were once the outlet of choice, but now sites like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr are favored.
- "TV Industry Taps Social Media to Keep Viewers’ Attention" As more and more people chat on Facebook and Twitter while watching TV, networks are trying to figure out how to capitalize.
- "100 Years Later, the Roll of the Dead in a Factory Fire Is Complete" For the first time, the names of all the victims in the 1911 Triangle Waist Company fire will be read after a researcher’s identification of six unknown victims.
Monday, February 21, 2011
Sociology of Information in the News
A flurry of sociology of information items in today's New York Times: