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