links for 2006-08-03
[Blogs Not Helping Newspapers Attract Younger Readers](http://www.micropersuasion.com/2006/08/blogs_not_helpi.html#comment-20573764)No big surprises here. Newspaper blogs might engage their existing readers more, but aren’t really structured in such a way as to reach out to new readers. And, of course, young people find news booooooring.
[The New Yorker: Amateur Hour](http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/articles/060807fa_fact1)The New Yorker finds blogs and misses the point. It’s really strange watching some publications reinventing the discursive wheel two years after other publications went through it.
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