- [A lesson in statistics for journalists](http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1271) – linked for truth
- [Stop Selling Scarcity](http://www.buzzmachine.com/2010/02/08/stop-selling-scarcity-2/) – Jeff Jarvis has another pick at the fundemental truth that people in the media business seem to struggle to get their heads around
- [Blogging: A Great Pastime for the Elderly](http://www.roughtype.com/archives/2010/02/blogging_a_grea.php) – and you can get off my lawn, you damn kids
- [Microsoft’s Creative Destruction](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/04/opinion/04brass.html?pagewanted=all) – a sobering look at how company structure and politics can stifle innovation.
- [Shift Your Focus From Writing Stories to Creating Assets](http://www.ojr.org/ojr/people/robert/201001/1816/) – the notion of the “story” can be a ball and chain as we transition to a digital-first world.
Good stuff I’ve read recently, haven’t linked to yet, but don’t have much to add
to right now:
* The Nichepaper Manifesto
– an articulate and well argued guide to how niche publishing might looks
I wasn’t the only one to get attention, it seems:
> Second, everyone pick up a copy of the USA Today tomorrow. I was interviewed by
Mark Memmott today about the bombings and how that