links for 2007-11-27

  • Print ad spending in US newspapers fell 9% in Q307 against Q306. Online ad spend grew 5.4% in the same period. So the numbers, far from adding up, are looking worse than ever. As the article points out the main winners are online add networks.
  • Large, and gloomy, survey of literacy in America. Reading seems to have been in a crisis for ages and ages. Now it REALLY seems to be in a crisis. Its very, very bad in the States and they score 15th for 15 year old literacy- the UK isn't even on the top
    (tags: reading)